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Take the bus for free on Election Day

Get a free ride to the polls on Election Day, November 6 on RideKC bus routes throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area. All RideKC routes will offer free fares all day to make it easier for citizens to vote.

“Exercising the right to vote is so important that we want to make it as easy as possible […]

KC cuts greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent

The city of Kansas City, MO has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent below year 2000 levels, surpassing its goal of a 30-percent reduction by 2020, according to a new KCMO Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory Update.

“The achievement of surpassing the city’s goal of reducing GHG emissions from municipal operations is a major milestone […]

Tour passive solar, net-zero home & farm – New date: 10/14

Visit Urbavore Farm and tour the passive solar, net-zero home and farmstead built by two urban, organic farmer homesteaders who live a diverse, sustainable lifestyle with their two young boys on 13.5 acres in Kansas City, MO.

Farmers Brooke Salvaggio and Dan Heryer invite the public to see what a truly sustainable lifestyle looks like at their Hogs […]

Take a walk, or bike to school

Students are encouraged to skip the car or bus ride and walk or bike to school for International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 10.

Events are planned across the country to encourage students, schools and neighborhoods to join the citywide effort. Schools can participate with walking school buses, assemblies and rallies, mileage clubs, traffic […]

Plug-in to National Drive Electric Week

Tap into the plug-in experiences of electric vehicle (EV) owners and check out their cars at more than 300 locations in coast-to-coast events during National Drive Electric Week from September 8 – 16.

 To find an event in the U.S., Canada and New Zealand, search Drive Electric Week using your city or zip code to locate the closest event. […]