Three races will impact weekend traffic

The map for the 2013 AIDS walk. Three separate races will impact traffic in Brookside/Waldo, the Country Club Plaza and Downtown on April 27 and 28, the city is warning. On Saturday, April 27, the AIDS Walk will begin at 10 a.m. in Theis Park. ...

Snow emergency lifted and other city snow info

The snow emergency is officially over, so we can go back to “normal” parking. In other words, you won’t be ticketed for parking anyplace it is usually legal to park. Here’s more snow-related info from the city: The City’s ...

Mayor declares state of emergency

Mayor Sly James has issued a state of emergency for Kansas City through 11:59 m.m. Friday night. That means Phase I and II of the city’s snow ordinance are in effect. Motorists parked on assigned emergency snow routes face the possibility ...

Roads in Plaza reopening

Roanoke Road in the Plaza has been reopened following the massive fire yesterday. The city said at 4 p.m. that Belleview should be reopened by 4:30. The police say the only remaining closure is 48th Street from Jarboe to Roanoke.

Avoid 31st and Troost during rush hour today

Kansas City Police are investigating a homicide at a barber shop at 31st and Troost. They have asked motorists to avoid the area because of the homicide investigation. Troost is shut down, and traffic getting worse as rush hour approaches, the ...

39th Street closed while police investigate package

The police have closed 39th Street between Main and Wyandotte while they investigate a suspicious package found in a parking lot. Update: the package did not turn out to be dangerous and the streets have been reopened.

48th Street closure

The city advises us that West 48th Street may close between Belleview Avenue and Roanoke Parkway from 9 am today to 4 pm tomorrow for water repair.

Race will close Midtown streets Saturday

A series of races Saturday will close streets through a large section of Midtown. The Northface Endurance Challenge begins at 7 a.m. at Theis Park and will last for several hours. More information and street closures  

Buses will be rerouted Saturday during marathon

Speaking of the marathon on Saturday, it will also impact bus service in Midtown. Here’s the world from the Area Transportation Authority. If getting to work this Saturday morning requires a trip by Metro bus, it’s likely your bus will be ...

Kansas City Marathon will close streets on Saturday

The big Kansas City Marathon runs through Midtown this weekend. Photo courtesy Kansas City Marathon. Expect major traffic delays this weekend as the Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon takes over the streets from downtown to 75th Street. ...