Protected Bike Lane First Step to Fulfill ‘Making Grand Grand’ Vision

By Kevin Collison The City Council has approved funding to plan a protected bike lane on Grand Boulevard between the South Loop and Crown Center,...

Proposed Greenline Trail Price Tag $80M, Plan to Seek Federal Funding

By Kevin Collison The proposed Greenline recreational trail loop around downtown now has an estimated $80 million price tag, according to backers who plan to...

Big Apartment Plan Proposed for Prominent Site Near Penn Valley Park

By Kevin Collison A $122 million residential project is in the works for the prominent, five-acre site of the old Trinity Lutheran Hospital complex by...

North Loop Among ‘Freeways without Futures’ in New National Report

(Editor's note: This article originally appeared in CityScene KC June 2, 2021) By Kevin Collison The downtown North Loop is among 15 freeways throughout the country...

KCATA Briefed on Tower Plan for 10th and Main, Work Could Begin in 2023

By Kevin Collison A mixed-use tower with up to 240 apartments being proposed for KCATA property at 10th and Main could break ground by summer...

Plan to Cap Freeway Dividing Downtown Wins Strong Fed and Private Support

By Kevin Collison Federal elected officials joined Mayor Quinton Lucas Friday to say they're confident funding can be arranged to build a four-block park deck...

KCATA Pursuing Ambitious Mixed-Use Tower Concept at Tenth and Main

By Kevin Collison The KCATA's development arm is pursuing a potential 26-story mixed-use tower at its former transit center at 10th and Main, but the...

Downtown Complete Streets Study Holds Open House

By Kevin Collison A proposed redesign plan that's intended to introduce bus and bicycle lanes on two major downtown arteries, 11th and 12th streets, will...

Regional Skate Park, Artworks, Could ‘Enhance’ New Buck O’Neil Bridge

By Kevin Collison Creating a regional skate park beneath the approach ramps to the new Buck O'Neil Bridge is among the ideas in a report...

Omaha Going Big on Downtown with New Skyscraper, Streetcar Line

(Editor's note: This article about two major developments announced Wednesday in Omaha is being published to inform CityScene readers about what other regional cities...