Earlier this year, the KCMO Parks and Recreation Department began a public planning process to update standards for new development along the boulevards and parkways. These updates will lay out requirements for how new buildings look as well as how people access them from the street. The design of buildings has a significant impact on neighborhood […]
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Support bike/ped on KC’s boulevard and parkway system
KC’s famous boulevard and parkway system is a great place to walk and bike, but it can be even better. Let our city leaders know that you support bike/ped in new design standards for parkways and boulevards.
A New Idea for the Cliff Drive Connector Alternative
We recently covered the story about Parks and Recreation's proposal for a dangerous sharrow configuration on Independence Avenue in place of the more costly, off-street Cliff Drive connector trail. As an alternative we suggested a protected, 2-way cycletrack on Independence Ave as one option for constructing a trail-like environment and maintaining ADA compliance. Luckily we […]