Meyer Boulevard Study Concept - Still time to comment through July 26th

Meyer-Boulevard-Study-sectionThe City of Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department commissioned a Meyer Boulevard study to evaluate ways to calm traffic along the Meyer corridor, improve safety for all users, add needed on-street parking and improve other area connections like the Trolley Trail. Concept plans developed by the project consulting team were presented at a public meeting June 20, 2019. Attendees shared opinions about the concept before the team finalizes the concept. A summary of exhibits from the meeting is provided, and additional comments are welcome through Friday, July 26, 2019. Click below for more.

The Morning Grind redo - Friday, July 19th at Metro Patrol Station

hail-stones-for-June-Morning-GrindIf life brings you lemons, you make lemonade, right? So if life brings you hail during your coffee do you make iced coffee? Sure, but since so few could make the June Morning Grind because of the thunderstorms, we're calling a do over. Thanks to the officers at KCPD's Metro Patrol Station for shelter during the storm, being great sports and hosting the redo Friday, July 19th from 8-9 am.

Meyer Boulevard Improvement Project meeting Thursday June 20th 6-8 pm

Meyer-Blvd-public-meetingThe City of Kansas City is hosting a public meeting for the Meyer Boulevard Improvement Project: Ward Parkway to Troost. The purpose of this project is to improve safety along Meyer Boulevard while providing curbside parking and accommodating not only vehicles, but also bicycles and pedestrians. The project will also explore parking alternatives to Brookside Boulevard (Meyer to 63rd St). Share you thoughts and opinions Thursday June 20th at 6 pm.

What should transit be trying to do in Kansas City?

RIdeKC-Next-surveyThe Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) has initiated one of the largest system redesigns in agency history - RideKC Next. The RideKC Next project is a review and redesign of current transit service focused on Kansas City, Mo. (KCMO). The goal is to make sure updates to the transit network reflects the needs, priorities and values of people in KCMO communities. KCATA wants to hear from you! Help shape future decisions by sharing your your thoughts and opinions about transit in KC.

2019 KC General Election Information

KC-General-Election-June-18thThe Southtown Council, Brookside Business Association, Brookside CID, Troost Avenue CID and Southtown Foundation, and our members and partners, greatly appreciate the time, passion and dedication of our Kansas City elected officials. We also greatly appreciate the time each candidate for office dedicates to meetings, forums and trying to connect with so many in the community.