Seg. 1: Urban Youth Academy. Seg. 2: Cycling Infrastructure In Kansas City | KCUR

Seg. 1: Urban Youth Academy. Seg. 2: Cycling Infrastructure In Kansas City

Apr 23, 2018

Segment 1: The Urban Youth Academy at 18th and Vine is up and running. How is it affecting nearby neighborhoods?

When the Urban Youth Academy was first announced some people were concerned it would be primarily used by suburban visitors rather than kids in the surrounding neighborhoods. We get an update on how people are feeling about the facility now that it is up and running.

  • Pat Clarke, president, Oak Park Neighborhood Association

Segment 2, beginning at 21:01: What lies ahead for cyclists in the Kansas City area in 2018.

From bike lanes on Grand Avenue to developments in North Kansas City, we find out what changes cyclists can look out for this year.

  • Eric Bunch, director of education, Bike Walk KC
  • Joe Blankenship, city planner, Long Range Planning & Preservation Division of KCMO
  • Sara Copeland, community development director, North Kansas City