Missouri

In its annual competitive funding effort, the Citizens' Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) has selected four small towns and rural communities to host a two-and-a-half day rural design technical workshop.
16 hours ago   Citizens' Institute on Rural Design
Historic and affordable housing tax credits recently came under fire from a Missouri state senator. Kevin Collison, writing for the Kansas City Star, responded.
Feb 16, 2014   The Kansas City Star
A political battle over the Ozark National Scenic Riverways—the largest federal park in Missouri—is heating up. The debate pressures a crucial distinction: how much are protected open spaces for people, and how much are they for protecting.
Feb 13, 2014   St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge opened to vehicle traffic over the weekend. The 1,500-foot cable-stayed span across the Mississippi River is touted as a traffic relief infrastructure.
Feb 10, 2014   St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Writing more than just a defense of the urban proclivities of Millennials, Alex Ihnen argues that starting with Generation X, young people have saved St. Louis from death by contraction.
Feb 3, 2014   nextSTL.com
A HUD funded project has provided the city of St. Louis with a fine-grained map of residential real estate conditions across the city. Officials are hopeful the data will better guide the distribution of precious community development dollars.
Jan 30, 2014   St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Along an eight-mile corridor that runs westward from the Gateway Arch, the population has jumped 10 percent since 2000. Tim Bryant examines the ingredients that define the place "where St. Louis succeeds as a city."
Jan 28, 2014   St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The B-Cycle bike share program in Kansas City is using a crowdfunding platform to generate funds for capital investments after an underwhelming attempt to generate funds for operations.
Jan 20, 2014   Next American City
Across the U.S., hundreds of streets are named in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unfortunately, many reflect the poverty and segregation that King fought to reverse. A non-profit is trying to transform them into sources of pride and inspiration.
Jan 20, 2014   The Washington Post
A complete streets program once thought to be on the fast track to approval has provoked strong opposition and is likely headed back to the drawing board in the Gateway City.
Jan 13, 2014   St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Citizens will attempt to do what the Missouri General Assembly narrowly rejected: raise the sales tax by one percent to fund state, county and city roads as well as public transit. If enough signatures are gathered, it will be on the ballot next year
Oct 30, 2013   Kansas City Business Journal