Category: Transportation

Commuter Stories: Sean McCue
October 19, 2022October 19, 2022
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Commuter Stories: Sean McCue

RideshareKC is a publicly funded program that provides commuter resources to individuals and employers in the Kansas City metropolitan area — helping to create transportation options for area workers. Established in 1980, the program serves commuters from five counties in Missouri and four counties in Kansas. Learn more at RideshareKC.org.

Commuter Stories: Nash High
October 19, 2022October 19, 2022
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Commuter Stories: Nash High

RideshareKC is a publicly funded program that provides commuter resources to individuals and employers in the Kansas City metropolitan area — helping to create transportation options for area workers. Established in 1980, the program serves commuters from five counties in Missouri and four counties in Kansas. Learn more at RideshareKC.org.

Commuter Stories: Tresa Carter
September 27, 2022September 27, 2022
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Commuter Stories: Tresa Carter

“My experience level prior to bike commuting was [that] I knew how to ride a bike, and that was about it.” Tresa Carter, director of community planning at BikeWalkKC, started riding her bike to work in Kansas City in April 2022. Despite some rough first experiences, Tresa stuck with it and now bikes to work...

Commuter Stories: Nick Ward-Bopp
September 2, 2022September 8, 2022
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Commuter Stories: Nick Ward-Bopp

I first started riding the bus in college to get to an internship in downtown Kansas City, Mo. from a neighborhood south of Waldo. I continued using the bus to commute to work in the Westside neighborhood and to the Historic Northeast when I was learning to use digital fabrication tools and vector drawing software...

Resilient Success Stories: True Life Stories from the Kansas City Region
August 22, 2022November 23, 2022
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Resilient Success Stories: True Life Stories from the Kansas City Region

Momentum is building throughout the Kansas City region

to transform our community in ways that create greater levels of sustainability and climate resilience. To embrace and accelerate positive change, the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) and Climate Action KC will highlight selected local or regional Resilient Success Stories at the Kauffman Foundation on the morning of Dec. 2, 2022.

Are you ready to green commute?
August 18, 2022August 22, 2022
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Are you ready to green commute?

Challenge yourself and your coworkers to bike, walk, carpool, ride the bus or streetcar or vanpool to work this fall.   The 2022 Green Commute Challenge is a free competition among Kansas City area commuters to reward taking sustainable transportation options to work. For six weeks, from Sept. 19 through Oct. 28, members of employer-based teams...

Kansas City delegation visits Poland for #WUF11 and study tour
July 11, 2022July 12, 2022
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Kansas City delegation visits Poland for #WUF11 and study tour

Last year, Climate Action KC joined the European Union’s International Urban and Regional Cooperation (IURC) program and was matched with an EU counterpart region as part of a city-to-city exchange. Kansas City’s selected partner was Górnośląsko-Zagłębiowska Metro (GZM), located in the Silesia Voivodeship (think: province) in southern Poland. The GZM consists of 41 cities and communes where...

March 15, 2022March 15, 2022
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Choose low carbon transportation options to the Climate Action Summit

We challenge you to travel low-carbon to and from the Summit by walking, biking, using public transit or carpooling. Enter to win a prize! For those kicking carbon to the curb for the summit, enter to win a very cool prize basket by visiting the MARC Environmental Programs table at the Climate Summit Expo on...

Are you ready to Green Commute?
August 30, 2021August 30, 2021
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Are you ready to Green Commute?

The Green Commute Challenge is back! During the challenge, our colleagues become teammates as we compete against other companies and organizations to see who can log the most Green Commute trips. Logging trips earns points which could win commuters prizes and glory!

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