How to Take on Harmful Jaywalking Laws

From America Walks Kansas City and Virginia recently decriminalized jaywalking and the California legislature right now is considering the same action They are driven by data and lived experiences that show BIPOC community members bear the burden of police enforcement at disproportionate rates, with the harm outweighing any alleged safety benefits. America Walks supports these […]

Reimagine 47th Place

The City of Westwood, in partnership with the Mid-America Regional Council, YARD & Company, Bike Walk KC and Trekk Design Group are excited to announce ‘Reimagine 47th Place’; an interactive community engagement event and street demonstration project aimed at engaging stakeholders about the future design of 47th Place between Rainbow Blvd. and State Line Rd. […]

3 ways to get more kids walking to school

As schools and families are experimenting with new ways to keep kids healthy and in school, perhaps it’s time to rely on old-fashioned transportation: walking and bicycling to school. Kids who walk and bike to school start their day with fresh air, exercise, and social interaction. They “get the wiggles out” before they sit down […]

Framing Our Equity Lenses Together

Join the KC-APA for ” Framing Our Equity Lenses Together ” on August 17, 2021 from 3 to 5 p.m. You’ll be able to participate in a virtual workshop that is interactive and transdisciplinary. During it, you and others will explore what equity could look like for Kansas City, Missouri’s built environment. We’ll also: Identify what […]

8th and Woodland (KCMO) Community Meeting

The City of Kansas City, Missouri Department of Public Works, in partnership with CSF Engineering, invites you to attend a community meeting about the 8th & Woodland pedestrian and streetscape improvements project. 8th and Woodland Community Meeting Details 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16 Samuel Rodgers Health Center Wayne Miner Community Room B 825 Euclid Ave. […]

KCMO Public Meeting: Avenida Cesar E. Chavez

Join the meeting Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6-7 PM via Microsoft Teams Meeting Link: https://bit.ly3eYQrz0 Call-in info: +1 872-212-5076 Phone Conference ID: 561 172 849# You can learn more about the project by clicking here. The proposed project would bring key multimodal improvements to the street between Summit Street and State Line Road near HyVee […]

What’s a PIAC?

The KCMO Public Improvements Advisory Committee wants to fund improvements in your community! Do people drive too fast through your neighborhood? Does the local park need more places to sit and rest? Would a bioswale improve stormwater drainage on your block? The City of Kansas City, Missouri wants to hear what projects matter to you […]

Street Improvements coming to Avenida Cesar E Chavez

As part of the city’s ongoing efforts to implement the Complete Streets ordinance and the Vision Zero policy, the KCMO Public Works Department is embarking on an effort to make Avenida Cesar E Chavez better for people who walk, roll, and bike. The proposed project would bring key multimodal improvements to the street between Summit […]

Let’s Talk: A Virtual Chat with Brian Platt

How does the City Manager help guide the future of land use and transportation in Kansas City? Join us for a conversation with KCMO’s new City Manager, Brian Platt. We’ll talk about his goals for Kansas City and how he is working with departments like Public Works and Parks & Recreation to make active living […]