Missouri

July 14, 2017, 2pm PDT
With so many houses oriented to the privacy of backyards, one street in St. Louis has redefined neighborly by orienting their sitting and relaxation areas to the front yard.
StarTribune
July 7, 2017, 2pm PDT
A 120-foot-tall Ferris wheel, proposed in the St. Louis neighborhood of Delmar, was dead on arrival with residents.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
June 27, 2017, 5am PDT
A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court this week could reframe the separation of church and state, especially with regard to the flow of public funding and aid programs.
The Atlantic
June 20, 2017, 6am PDT
If passed, St. Louis's new zoning regulations will allow residents of St. Louis to keep up to eight rabbits or chickens, among other animals.
Next City
May 16, 2017, 6am PDT
In Delmar Circle, a long-closed Church's Chicken and its parking lot may be the site of a 20-story Ferris Wheel.
Next STL
May 11, 2017, 6am PDT
A new report from the Show-Me Institute provides a scathing critique of the demographic disparities apparent in how the city of St. Louis deploys tax increment financing.
St. Louis Riverfront Times
May 8, 2017, 8am PDT
St. Louis provides the backdrop for a discussion about "middle neighborhoods"—the subject of a 2016 book by Paul C. Brophy.
St. Louis Public Radio
April 14, 2017, 9am PDT
Little by little, the grounds, facilities, and amenities of the St. Louis Gateway Arch are reopening to the public. Expect work on this $380 million project to conclude later this year.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 7, 2017, 1pm PDT
St. Louis will have electric buses running around town for a week, but that doesn't mean the city's residents should expect a massive rollout of the buses anytime soon.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 6, 2017, 2pm PDT
Backers hoped a soccer stadium would ease the pain of losing the St. Louis Rams to Los Angeles in 2016. Now St. Louis sports fans will have to go back to the drawing board.
St. Louis Riverfront Times
March 30, 2017, 7am PDT
Missouri State Representative Bryan Spencer (R-Wentzville) on tolls: Don't even think about it, Missouri Department of Transportation.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
March 28, 2017, 11am PDT
Not only are suburbs growing, many of the larger, older cities that had reversed decades of population decline, are now losing population, again. The biggest losers: counties with the greatest population densities.
Governing
March 24, 2017, 10am PDT
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) has partnered with veterans group to provide free transit to the city's veterans.
Kansas City Star
March 19, 2017, 7am PDT
Trolleys will soon get back on track in St. Louis' Delmar Loop, decades after they were taken out of service.
St. Louis Riverfront Times
March 1, 2017, 12pm PST
Kansas City's novel effort to handle transit’s last mile problem has failed to attract ridership.
TransitCenter
February 28, 2017, 12pm PST
Eric Bunch argues that removing I-70 from downtown Kansas City presents a big opportunity for the city.
Bike Walk KC
February 27, 2017, 7am PST
The city of St. Louis is taking the first official steps toward the ambitious Northside-Southside MetroLink proposal.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 13, 2017, 8am PST
The city of St. Louis is in the midst of an intense political debate—with mayoral consequences—on the subject of development incentives, which critics say just help the rich get richer.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 6, 2017, 6am PST
Tolls on interstate highways are being pushed in Indiana as a means to increase road funding, no easy task even if a waiver is given. The bill would also increase the gas tax and charge electric vehicle owners a fee for road maintenance.
Governing
January 30, 2017, 1pm PST
Republicans in Missouri want to reduce taxes for corporations, so they are reducing tax credits for affordable housing, infrastructure, and historic preservation.
St. Louis Public Radio