Friday, December 15, 2017
KANSAS CITY PROMISES SIDEWALK REPAIR AND MORE BIKE LANES IN THE SPRING!!!
Quick look at end of year hype for GO Bonds and happy thoughts for activists amid the holiday season . . .
DO YOU BELIEVE KANSAS CITY WILL KEEP THESE PEDESTRIAN PROMISES???
People who know how City Hall works realize that cash for neighborhood repair ALWAYS runs out first and this is more likely given the growing municipal debt.
Nevertheless, here's a glimpse of 12th & Oak good news . . .
KCMO: City Council approves Complete Streets Ordinance
City Council approved an ordinance on Thursday that reinforces efforts to provide safe and accessible options for all forms of travel for pedestrians, bicyclists, transit users and motorists. The ordinance provides guidelines on how sidewalks and bicycles should be included in capital road projects and new development, offering increased efficiencies and lowering the environmental impact of the City’s transportation system.
“This codifies our mission to provide equitable multi-modal access to all roadway users. It was a collaborative effort to put together this comprehensive policy and we are thankful for support from our partner city departments, City Council, Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee and community advocates,” said Public Works Director Sherri McIntyre.
Developing . . .