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 […]
Learn about and provide your ideas for sustainable development along the Rock Island Corridor, soon to be a commuter rail line and the final piece of the Katy Trail.
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 […]
The City of Olathe is updating its planning and zoning rules, providing a great opportunity to make future development more accessible for walking, bicycling, transit, etc. On Tuesday, May 1st the city is holding its second public meeting for residents to provide input on how the city grows and develops in the future. Public MeetingsTuesday, […]
KCK has created the first draft of a new master plan for sidewalks and trails based on public comments received in March 2012. This week is your opportunity to see the draft and provide more feedback to planners and engineers. Attending one of these public meetings is an important way to residents and visitors help […]
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. […]
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?