New master plans for Midtown/Plaza neighborhoods

The City is embarking on a long overdue update to master plans for some of the region's most walkable and bikeable neighborhoods, providing a tremendous opportunity to speak up for better walking and bicycling. Some of the existing neighborhood plans are as old as 1989 (Country Club Plaza), or even 1972 (Westport!)  – the era […]

Angle Parking

Most cities and towns use angle or diagonal parking to squeeze in a few more automobile parking spaces on city streets. BikeWalkKC is working to reform parking policy in Greater Kansas City to encourage a switch back-in angle parking, which is safer for bicyclists, pedestrians, and even motorists. The Problem – Head-In Angle Parking The […]

Nashua/Gashland Area Plan

What: A new master plan for the north-central part of KC North. Where: KCMO between Gladstone and Smithville, from the Clay/Platte County line east to N. Indiana and N. Woodland Avenues. When: May through December, 2011. Why: Will guide future development of the built environment, streets and transportation system, parks and recreation, neighborhoods, businesses, etc. […]

Lee’s Summit Road

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?