Director of the White House Office of Urban Affairs Adolfo Carrion, Jr. visited Kansas City on Tuesday to visit the site of the city's new "Green Impact Zone". The inner-city Zone will be a laboratory for energy-saving techniques.
Sep 3, 2009 Kansas City Star
After Greensburg, Kansas was nearly flattened by a tornado in 2007, rebuilding the town has taken an environmentally conscious road.
Apr 30, 2009 CNN
Kansas City has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in a new indoor arena with the hopes of luring a pro basketball or hockey team. But a year and a half after opening, nobody's biting.
Apr 17, 2009 The Atlantic
How is Kansas City to make itself sustainable? This blog offers 13 strategies, one posted a day, from experts in different fields.
Apr 11, 2009 One KC Voice
FEMA has redone official maps of flood-prone areas across the country, designating some as flood zones for the first time.
Nov 13, 2008 USA Today
In metropolitan Kansas City, two sales tax initiatives on the ballot in efforts to raise money for the region's long-planned light rail system.
Oct 24, 2008 The Kansas City Star
Elvira's Cakes is a home business that outgrew the kitchen and settled into Kansas City's ailing downtown. The city is looking to small business people like Elvira to breathe new life into Kansas City's struggling districts.
Sep 27, 2008 The Kansas City Star
A recently-discovered "underground city" beneath Leavenworth, Kansas, has locals mystified as to its origin and purpose.
Aug 11, 2008 KCTV Kansas City
<p>The 5-4-7 Arts Center in Greensburg, Kansas gets a LEED platinum designation- evidence that the town, which was 95% destroyed by a tornado in May, 2006, is making good on its sustainable rebuilding plan.</p>
Jun 13, 2008 Kiowa County Singnal
<p>Columnist E. Thomas McClanahan reviews a new public space in Kansas City, and finds a lot to like in the urban design.</p>
May 28, 2008 The Kansas City Star