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august 22, 2012

State Avenue corridor community meeting Aug. 23

downtown Kansas City, Kan., with parked cars and old clockThe Mid-America Regional Council and Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan., are working on a project to revitalize State Avenue, making it more vibrant, green and connected corridor. This is part of MARC's Creating Sustainable Places initiative. Do you live, work or play near the State Avenue corridor? Stop by a public meeting this week to help us identify unique assets and opportunities to enhance the transportation and land use along this corridor. Meeting details

August 23, 2012 • 6–7:30 p.m.
Faith Deliverance Family Worship Center, 3043 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan.

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U.S. Highway 40 corridor community meetings Aug. 28–30

Walgreens and bus stop at Linwood and Prospect in Kansas City, Mo.As part of the region-wide Creating Sustainable Places effort, the Mid-America Regional Council is also working with the cities of Kansas City, Mo.; Independence; Blue Springs; Lee's Summit and Lake Tapawingo to create a vision for the U.S. Highway 40 corridor in Jackson County. Do you live, work or play along U.S. Hwy 40? Come to a public meeting next week to share your input. Meeting details

August 28, 2012 • 5–8 p.m.
Noland Road Baptist Church, 4505 S. Noland Road, Independence, Mo.

August 29, 2012 • 5–8 p.m.
Brush Creek Community Center, 3801 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

August 30, 2012 • 5–8 p.m.
William Bryant Elementary School, 1101 SE Sunnyside School Rd., Blue Springs, Mo.

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in brief

still frame from KCRTA TV ad on transit

Transit advocates engage opinions on public transit

The Kansas City Regional Transit Alliance is running a TV ad that asks viewers to imagine the possiblities of having a world-class transit system in Greater Kansas City.


August 22
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority Board of Commissioners, 12 p.m.

September 5
Mid-America Regional Council Transit Committee, 10:30 a.m.

September 11
Johnson County Transportation Council, 7 a.m.

September 12
Mid-America Regional Council Special Transportation-Job Access Partnership, 9 a.m.

September 26
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority Board of Commissioners, 12 p.m.

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