ADVOCACY ALERT: Urgent Call to Independence Residents

Support efforts to bring new sidewalks, bike lanes, and other improvements to Noland Road! Independence city staff are proposing a project that would bring multimodal improvements to Noland Road. The City Council will be considering whether to move forward with the project on Monday, December 5th at 6pm in the lower level of City Hall […]

Polling shows strong public support for city-funded sidewalk program in the infrastructure bond

Opinion polling for the city’s proposed $800 million infrastructure bond shows that 72% of people would be more likely to vote yes if it included a city-funded sidewalk program that shifted the financial burden off of homeowners. This is second only to improving the condition and safety of the city’s existing streets and bridges. Current […]

City/DOJ finalize ADA settlement

City Hall and the US Department of Justice have reached a settlement on how the City will finally achieve ADA compliance for streets, sidewalks, and public buildings. 43rd Street at J.C. Nichols Parkway The Star reports that the agreement commits the City to making all public buildings fully accessible within three years, and to making […]