FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 16, 2016
Kansas City is offering you the chance to give feedback on parking opportunities in one of the City’s fastest growing neighborhoods. A grant-funded workshop to sharpen the City’s vision to meet the needs of motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians in the vibrant River Market is set for Sept. 20 and 21.
Smart Growth America is leading the free workshop funded by a Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities grant from the EPA’s Office of Sustainable Communities and will provide guidance in making the River Market an even better place to live, work and visit.
The first day includes a public forum with opening remarks from Fourth District City Councilwoman Katheryn Shields. Day two is a technical assistance session designed for key stakeholders in the River Market and will include opening remarks from City Manager Troy Schulte.
Sept. 20: Public Meeting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Sept. 21: Technical Assistance Workshop for key River Market stakeholders from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
University of Missouri Extension, 105 E. 5th Street, #200
In December 2015, Kansas City was selected by Smart Growth America from a nationwide pool of more than 70 applications to participate in this technical assistance program.
Smart Growth America is the only national organization dedicated to researching, advocating for and leading coalitions to bring smart growth practices to more communities nationwide. From providing more sidewalks to ensuring more homes are built near public transportation or that productive farms remain a part of our communities, Smart Growth America helps make sure people across the nation can live in great neighborhoods.