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MARC is working with local governments and other transportation stakeholders to develop RTP 2050, a plan that will serve as a blueprint for managing the Kansas City region’s transportation system for the next 30 years, and we want to know what you think.  The RTP 2050 plan includes a long-term vision for the region’s transportation […]
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Changes in climate conditions and the rising costs to repair public and private property makes it even more important to consider steps to reduce risks from natural disasters. Local governments, school districts and others prepare a hazard mitigation plan every five years to evaluate their risks and identify actions they may take to mitigate loss […]
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Missouri Department of Transportation crews will begin working at the I-435 and I-70 interchange beginning on Thursday, March 7! The project includes removing left exits on I-435, making safety improvements at the loop ramps, adding lanes on I-435 in each direction and building new bridges within the interchange. The work will have major traffic impacts […]
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The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) 2050 Call for Projects is now open! The purpose of this call is to solicit all types of transportation projects from across the Kansas City metro that address transportation needs identified for the region. Projects submitted should be regionally significant in nature. This process is intended to prioritize projects to […]
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Does the long cold winter have you feeling down? Not getting enough exercise? Feeling cooped up in your house? Whether you’re dealing with a mild case of the winter blues or the more serious seasonal affective disorder, one of the best things to do is get outside. One way to be more active outdoors is […]
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Locally produced pollutants, warm temperatures and drought from late-May to mid-July contributed to high concentrations of ground-level ozone in the Kansas City region during the 2018 ozone season. Fortunately, the dry conditions began to improve in August and ozone levels remained at a lower concentration from mid-August until the end of ozone season. Each ozone […]
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In June 2017, MARC launched a regional effort to examine autonomous and connected vehicle (AV) issues and create a policy framework that will help the region position itself to maximize opportunities and minimize negative impacts of these new and potentially disruptive transportation technologies. MARC formed an AV Task Force and convened a broad group of […]
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What is the condition of Kansas City’s roads and bridges? How are roadway fatalities and serious injuries trending? What modes do people use to move around the region? The answers to these questions, and others, tell the story of how our transportation system is performing. The 2018 Performance Measure report provides current and historical data […]
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In its role as the designated metropolitan planning organization for the Kansas City region, MARC has solicited applications and awarded funds for several transportation funding programs this year. CMAQ, STP and TAP grant programs Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) — funds for transportation projects that improve air quality.Surface Transportation Block Grant (STP) — funds for […]
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