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October 4, 2022 | Posted in News
Water splashes around the Children's Fountain in North Kansas City.

Thanks to everyone who joined the MARC Board of Directors and Budget and Personnel Committee meetings on Sept. 27. We’re sharing selected highlights from the meetings for your awareness and use in regional conversations.

September 29, 2022 | Posted in News
People buying items at downtown Overland Park farmers market

Sixth round of MARC Planning Sustainable Places grants will fund 15 area projects. 

September 28, 2022 | Posted in Environment
Plogtober Event Sunday, October 16 in Kansas City. Image of two runners picking up trash. www.kcplogtober.com #RunAndClean

MARC Water Quality wants to get residents and workers enjoying our region's parks and spending the day cleaning up park litter as they walk or jog.

September 27, 2022 | Posted in Safety & Security
988 Suicide Hotline available to help people experiencing a mental health crisis.

Federal grant to support transition to 988 suicide and crisis lifeline; region’s first-ever coordinated, cross-county partnership addressing mobile crisis response.

September 21, 2022 | Posted in Transportation
Bicyclist riding in bike lane on bridge with cars

MARC has proposed amendments to three important transportation plans. Learn more about the amendments and share your thoughts.

September 16, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
conference attendees tuesday a.m.

On Sept. 12-14, the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (ma4) brought their annual Show Me Summit on Aging and Health to Kansas City, joining with the annual Age Positive: Ideas for an Age-Friendly Future conference. The Summit was organized around the theme “We Are Better Together!”

September 13, 2022 | Posted in Environment
text reading Green Commute Challenge and person riding bike

MARC NEWS RELEASE: The program’s goal is to reduce the number of single-occupant cars on Kansas City region roads and improve air quality.

September 12, 2022 | Posted in Economy
couple using laptop to access internet

MARC NEWS RELEASE: Community organizations partner to bring affordable, reliable high-speed internet to regional residents  

September 1, 2022 | Posted in Economy
KC Workforce Indicators logo

July saw a sizable expansion of employment in the Kansas City region.

August 29, 2022 | Posted in Environment
Resilient Success Stories - True Life Stories from the Kansas City Region

MARC is now accepting submissions for the 2022 Resilient Success Stories Event