Mid America Regional Council http://kcur.org en LED Street Lights Brighten Up Kansas City Metro http://kcur.org/post/led-street-lights-brighten-kansas-city-metro <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Communities around the Kansas City metro are taking part in </span><a href="http://www.marc.org/Environment/Energy/Conservation-and-Efficiency/Smart-Lights-for-Smart-Cities.aspx" style="line-height: 1.5;">programs to install LED street lights. </a></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Participating cities saw significant energy savings after switching to the high-efficiency lights, and felt they got more light for less cost. The initiative was funded by the Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Conservation grant program.</span></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:54:02 +0000 Brian Ellison, Matthew Long-Middleton & Sydney Llewellyn 48157 at http://kcur.org LED Street Lights Brighten Up Kansas City Metro KC Regional Health Assessment Finds Rising Rates of Obesity, Poverty http://kcur.org/post/kc-regional-health-assessment-finds-rising-rates-obesity-poverty <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The REACH Healthcare Foundation recently released the Kansas City Regional Health Assessment, that&nbsp;analyzes health data from the area from 2000 to 2011, and offers a forecast of what’s in the future for health in Kansas City.</span></p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:01:43 +0000 Alex Smith 40205 at http://kcur.org KC Regional Health Assessment Finds Rising Rates of Obesity, Poverty