Kansas City achieves LEED Gold with LEED for Cities

City recognized for its sustainability and commitment to a greener future
The City of Kansas City, MO has achieved a new level of sustainability leadership with the LEED for Cities rating system for local governments. On Tuesday, the city announced it has achieved LEED Gold.

Kansas City is part of a growing group using the LEED for Cities […]

May is National Bike Month: How will you celebrate?

The spring weather is nearly perfect, and your bike is asking you to take it for a ride. This Bike Month, let’s show our support for the biking community and celebrate our public spaces and parks.

Here are 8 ways to celebrate bike month:
1. Discover new bike trails
Explore the diverse range of biking trails where you live, […]

May 3rd, 2023|Biking, Get involved, Transportation|0 Comments

Kansas City’s new airport terminal celebrates sustainability in a big way

KCI’s new terminal is first in Midwest to achieve LEED Gold certification and second in the country
As the largest single infrastructure project in the city’s history, and with sustainability at the forefront, Kansas City’s new airport terminal has reached new milestones for green building in the region and beyond. 

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded […]

Bus, bike or walk to the Super Bowl parade

To celebrate the Super Bowl win, Chiefs fans will flock downtown for the Chiefs Kingdom Champions Parade. Here’s how you can get there car-free (or almost) and avoid driving, waiting, parking, more waiting and burning countless gallons of gas and CO2.

Plot your route and start early for the 12 p.m. parade start time. Cell […]

February 14th, 2023|Biking, Event, Green Tip, Transportation|0 Comments

Donate old bikes for a good cause

Do you have an old bike or two ready for a new home? It’s a good time to declutter and donate them to a worthy cause. 

Local organizations need bike donations for youth and adult earn-a-bike programs, and to provide affordable bicycle transportation to those in need. Consider donating soon before peak biking weather.

Here are local […]