RESOLUTION NO. 110069, Adopted 1/27/2011 Expressing the Council’s support for the concept of “Livable Streets” as a means to promote great neighborhoods, healthy and active people, and a thriving community. WHEREAS, active living is a way of life that integrates physical activity into daily routines, and the goal of active living is to accumulate at least […]
Adopted October 3rd, 2011 CITY OF ROELAND PARK, KANSAS RESOLUTION NO 609 WHEREAS, the KC Health Kids is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing obesity and improving the health of children in the greater Kansas City are; WHEREAS, there is a growing recognition that streets designated solely for motor vehicles may be a […]
This week Blue Springs became the seventh metro community with a Complete Streets policy, the simple yet powerful idea that all streets should safely include walkers, bicyclists, children, people with disabilities, seniors – as well as motorists. Today more than 900,000 people, or 45% of the metro area, live in a city with Complete Streets […]
This week the Johnson County Commission unanimously adopted a Complete Streets policy for the unincorporated and rural areas of the county. The new policy will encourage future road projects to better consider how to best include walking and bicycling. Facilities like sidewalks, wide outside lanes, shoulders, bike lanes, adjacent trails, crosswalks, etc. are possibilities […]
June is a big month for livability in Independence, with a new trail opening and consideration of a new Complete Streets policy. Everyone who lives, works, or bikes in Independence is invited to experience the new trail and show support for policies and facilities that the city a better place to walk and bicycle. Little […]
Last night the Leawood City Council kicked off Bike Week by adopting the first Complete Streets policy in Johnson County and the fourth in the metro area. The new policy includes several elements intended to make the city’s streets begin to include all users, not just motorists: All new streets and reconstructed streets will be planned to includes all users, as […]
The wideing of Lee's Summit Road is a great opportunity for Kansas City and Lee's Summit to realize the vision of their new Complete Streets policies. Will the two cities fully seize this opportunity?
Ride to the Commission meeting. Details and RSVP. Wyandotte County/Kansas City, KS is poised to become the third metro city with a Complete Streets policy, joining Kansas City, MO and Lee’s Summit. Local advocates led by the Rosedale Healthy Kids Initiative are asking for KCK residents to speak up in favor of the proposal. The […]