Midtown KC Walks Series: What’s changed with Kansas City sidewalks and what could happen next

In this final report in the MidtownKC Walks series, the call for change in Kansas City.  In the first story, Kansas City residents, especially those in Midtown, said they are more dissatisfied with the condition of sidewalks than almost any other city service. We’ve also reported that residents said they are surprised to learn that responsibility for sidewalk maintenance lies with individual property owners and discussed […]

MidtownKCWalks Series: Why dissatisfaction with sidewalks is growing

In this third report in the MidtownKC Walks series, the various reasons sidewalks are becoming more important to people in Midtown.  In the first story, Kansas City residents, especially those in Midtown, said they are more dissatisfied with the condition of sidewalks than almost any other city service.  Yesterday, residents said they are surprised to learn that responsibility for sidewalk maintenance lies with individual property owners. […]

MidtownKCWalks Series: Many people are surprised to learn their responsibility for sidewalk maintenance

In this second report in the MidtownKC Walks series, residents say they are surprised to learn that responsibility for sidewalk maintenance lies with individual property owners. In the first story, Kansas City residents, especially those in Midtown, said they are more dissatisfied with the condition of sidewalks than almost any other city service.  As the series continues this […]

Speak up for Road Diet on 75th St. in KCMO

The Waldo CID, Family Bikes, and the city of KCMO is holding a series of open house events this week to gather public input on how best to improve the intersection of 75th and Wornall in Waldo. The first meeting is this evening (Tuesday, August 11th) at 5:30 p.m. An historic streetcar suburb, Waldo is replete with […]

New crosswalk crew and city policy is making intersections safer

Kansas City’s new Crosswalk Crew is hard at work this summer updating intersections with fresh paint and upgrading them to the highly visible “ladder” and “continental” style crosswalks. We applaud the City Manager’s Office, the Public Works Department, Mayor, and City Council for prioritizing crosswalks in the City budget and making much-needed investments in better crosswalks.