Category Archives: planning

Here’s a chance to get better bicycling in the Northland

There is a new plan afoot for the Gashland and Nashua areas, and if you want the future of the area to include better bicycling, walking, and transit – then now is the time to speak up.  There is a … Continue reading

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Leawood kicks off Bike Week with Complete Streets policy

BikeWalkKC reports that Leawood has adopted a new Complete Streets policy on the first day of Bike Week!

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KCK Complete Streets vote tonight

Tonight the Kansas City, KS/Wyandotte County Board of Commissioners will vote on a Complete Streets resolution, so that someday soon these kids in Rosedale will sidewalks upon which to walk to school. The Commission meeting is tonight at 7:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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KCMO adopts Complete Streets resolution!

Today the Kansas City, MO City Council unanimously adopted a resolution for Livable Streets, a.k.a. Complete Streets.  It’s a powerful high level statement in support of making city streets more inclusive of all users – pedestrians, motorists, bicyclists, the disabled, … Continue reading

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KCMO installing first sharrows today on Armour Boulevard

  As I type this, crews are painting Armour Boulevard with KC proper’s first ever sharrows, shared lane markings that are increasing common in other cities to designate bike routes on streets that don’t have room for or aren’t busy … Continue reading

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Public meeting for Cleaver Boulevard bike lanes Wednesday evening

Wednesday evening is your first chance to see the plan for adding bike lanes to Cleaver Boulevard just east of the Country Club Plaza – 4:30-6:30 pm at the Paseo High School cafeteria, 4747 Flora Ave, Kansas City, MO A good … Continue reading

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North Kansas City installing metro’s first sharrows today!

This morning North Kansas City started installing what are probably the KC region’s first sharrows or shared lane markings. NKC has broughten it!  Who will be next?  KCMO? Shawnee?  Lee’s Summit? Place your bets! Photos by Steve Rhoades. Sharrows, or … Continue reading

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New Lawrence bike map

If you’re heading out to Lawrence this weekend for Octoginta or roller races, the city has a new bike map (PDF) just for you. The Lawrence Bike Rideability Map (PDF) breaks down the city’s streets into three categories of good, … Continue reading

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Tonganoxie bike/ped plan advances

Monday the City Council of Tonganoxie, KS in Leavenworth County will vote on a comprehensive bicycle and pedestrian master plan that includes a full range of sidewalks, trails, bicycle lanes, and Complete Streets. The plan would guide facilities in new … Continue reading

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Livable Streets Lee’s Summit taking off

Livable Streets Lee’s Summit is a new city/community partnership working to make sure the rapid growth in this southeast suburb keeps the city livable for people by incorporating all roadway users into the growing transportation system The group is already … Continue reading

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