infrastructure http://kcur.org en Bridging The Gap For Infrastructure Shortfalls http://kcur.org/post/bridging-gap-infrastructure-shortfalls <p>Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers grades the country and each state on the condition of its infrastructure. The picture coming from last year’s report isn’t pretty.</p><p>On Tuesday's&nbsp;<a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we look at the grades Kansas and Missouri earned. We also examine the future of infrastructure in our region and how projects that need to be done will be funded.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:17:09 +0000 Steve Kraske, Danie Alexander & Beth Lipoff 50343 at http://kcur.org Bridging The Gap For Infrastructure Shortfalls Mayor Says Thank You Kansas City; Street Repairs To Begin This Fall http://kcur.org/post/mayor-says-thank-you-kansas-city-street-repairs-begin-fall <p>Kansas City M0. Mayor Sly James said Tuesday afternoon that resurfacing roads around the city could begin as early as next month thanks to the overwhelming passage of Question 1 in the August election.</p><p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 19:22:51 +0000 Laura Ziegler 24325 at http://kcur.org Mayor Says Thank You Kansas City; Street Repairs To Begin This Fall Mayor Sly James’ New Tax Proposal For Infrastructure http://kcur.org/post/mayor-sly-james-new-tax-proposal-infrastructure <p>What will it take for Kansas City, Missouri to finally fix its streets and sewer system? Earlier this year, Mayor Sly James announced a bold plan for improving Kansas City's infrastructure that would involve spending $1 billion over the next 10 years.</p> Mon, 21 May 2012 20:08:33 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 18050 at http://kcur.org Mayor Sly James’ New Tax Proposal For Infrastructure 25 Years, $2.5 Billion: KC Launches Big Sewer Project http://kcur.org/post/25-years-25-billion-kc-launches-big-sewer-project <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-534f554783df4-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-534f554783df4-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="534f554783df4-"></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-902697.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. – Federal and Kansas City officials have agreed on a partial fix for the city's sewer system. It will cost more than $2.5 billion and take 25 years -- the largest infrastructure project in the city's history. A consent decree lodged in US federal court Tuesday all but sealed the deal after years of negotiations pitting the city against the EPA and Justice Department.</p> Wed, 19 May 2010 04:49:37 +0000 Frank Morris 6636 at http://kcur.org 25 Years, $2.5 Billion: KC Launches Big Sewer Project