Blue Springs wants to hear from you about bike lanes and trails

Duncan Road Bike Lanes The City of Blue Springs is seeking public input on the future of its rapidly developing bike route and trail network. Public meetings on August 11th, August 25th, September 8th will give residents a chance to learn more and make their own suggestions. Blue Springs has long been a metro leader […]

Overland Park considering Complete Streets policy

The City of Overland park is considering a Complete Streets policy to better include walking and bicycling in future street projects, and it gets its first hearing the evening of Wednesday, January 25th. Overland Park City CouncilPublic Works CommitteeWednesday, January 25th7:00 p.m. at City Hall8500 Santa Fe  Text of proposed policy (PDF) More about Complete Streets in […]

Locals recognized for service to bicycling and walking in Missouri

Six local residents have been recognized for distinguished service to walking and bicycling in Missouri. At its sixth Annual Capitol Day, the Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Federation presented awards to Missourians from across the state. Meg McFarland, Kansas City, for leading Walking School Bus initiatives at Briarcliff Elementary School in the North Kansas City School […]

Transit access to jobs continues to decline

The gap between jobs and transit is getting wider in Kansas City. Transit can’t keep up with the shift of jobs from city centers to suburban office parks, or with the rise of suburb-to-suburb commutes. Only 60% of metro jobs are located in neighborhoods with transit service, and just 13% of local residents are within […]

Prairie Village Should Keep Mission Road Diet On The Table

The Prairie Village Post reported earlier this morning that the road diet proposed for the section of Mission Road between 71st and 75th Street has been removed from the Governing Body’s list of priorities for the 2016 construction schedule. The vote removing the project from the priority list was 7-5, with members of the Governing […]