Kansas

The Urban Land Institute proposes the blending of solutions in housing and public health as a method of increasing the resilience of cities threatened by natural disasters of all kinds.
Sep 6, 2014   Urban Land Institute
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
<p>Mayor Mark Funkhouser's new proposal calls for a regional transit system spanning 119 miles, though it relies on much less light rail than some transit advocates had hoped for.</p>
May 27, 2008   The Kansas City Star