Green Impact Zone http://kcur.org en Initiative Aims To Improve Neighborhoods Along Troost http://kcur.org/post/initiative-aims-improve-neighborhoods-along-troost <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two years ago, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce led a community-wide brainstorming session to generate five "big ideas" for improving our metropolitan area. One of those "big ideas" is to revitalize our urban neighborhoods.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:51:00 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 30844 at http://kcur.org Initiative Aims To Improve Neighborhoods Along Troost KCP&L's Big Battery Aims To Help Spark Midtown Resurgence http://kcur.org/post/kcpls-big-battery-aims-help-spark-midtown-resurgence <p>KCP&amp;L’s new “Smartgrid Innovation Park” is parked between the back wall of a pretty downtrodden, urban core grocery store, and an old humming electric substation. A fancy new brick and rot iron fence guards, not a McMansion, but what looks like a semi-truck trailer, on concrete pillars.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 21:08:16 +0000 Frank Morris 25929 at http://kcur.org KCP&L's Big Battery Aims To Help Spark Midtown Resurgence Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-tuesday-february-21-2012 <p>A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p> <p> Brad Pitt’s Foundation To Help Revamp Empty Kansas City School<br /> Free Clinics Not So Free Anymore<br /> A Push For A Shorter Candidate Filing Period<br /> Missouri House Endorses English-only Driver’s Exams<br /> Curators OK 3 Percent Tuition For UM System</p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 14:23:49 +0000 Maria Carter 12887 at http://kcur.org Tech Firm Moves To KC Urban Core http://kcur.org/post/tech-firm-moves-kc-urban-core <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c06f3559d85-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c06f3559d85-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c06f3559d85-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-895167.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – The promise of "green jobs" in Kansas City's Green Impact Zone begins to bear fruit with QM Power's move to 4747 Troost.</p> Thu, 08 Apr 2010 21:36:35 +0000 Frank Morris 6499 at http://kcur.org Tech Firm Moves To KC Urban Core