In-person and virtual opportunities to learn about coming safety improvements at high injury intersections, give your input, and support the Vision Zero program’s goal to eliminate traffic deaths and serious injuries.
The proposed budget has been released in KCMO! This enormous document lays out what the city plans to fund for the next fiscal year starting May 1st. Everything from housing and stormwater to public art and emergency services is included. There’s also funding for transportation. You can see the budget in full by clicking here. […]
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 […]
Kansas City, MO City Hall is preparing a new city budget, and you can get involved to make sure it includes and protects people walking, rolling, bicycling, and using public transit! What is the City Budget? The city budget is the central document which dictates how much money the city spends and for what […]
With the Pathways to Vision Zero Summit coming up later this month, we wanted to take stock of where things stand with the Vision Zero efforts in Kansas City. What is Vision Zero? Vision Zero is a strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy, equitable mobility for all, according […]
In the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others at the hands of police, the protests that followed have forced a reckoning on the issue of overpolicing in Black communities. Ahmaud Arbery’s death in particular reinforced the truth that in public spaces, Black people often face greater risks than their white […]
Thank you to everyone who came to City Hall yesterday morning to speak up for safer streets and support the Vision Zero resolution at its first City Council hearing. The City Council heard from the loved ones of those lost to unsafe streets, survivors of traffic violence, environmental advocates, as well as BikeWalkKC on the […]
The KCMO City Council will hear initial presentation and public testimony about a proposed Vision Zero plan. The resolution sponsored by Councilmember Eric Bunch (4th District) would direct City staff to convene a diverse steering group to draft an action plan by September. We’d like to have a strong show of community support, whether you […]