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Tweet Funds from Johnson County’s cars program will go to rehabbing sub-par streets in Prairie Village, Leawood and Mission, among other municipalities, in 2013. The Johnson County Board of Commissioners last week approved a $13.1 million budget for its County Assistance Road System (CARS) program. Among the 19 projects on the docket in 2013 [...]
Tweet The JO, Johnson County’s bus service, is expected to move its transit center in early 2013 from the corner of Lamar Ave and Martway Street at the Johnson County government building. The new center is being built on the site of the old Capitol Federal bank building toward the east end of the Johnson Drive retail [...]
Tweet The JO, Johnson County’s public bus service, is in for some changes next year — and that means less service rather than more. Two routes that touch Prairie Village were among the routes that faced cutbacks in the original proposal, but one of those has been restored. The other, route 575 that runs along [...]
Tweet Prairie Village Public Works announced yesterday that construction on the new Benton House assisted living facility will necessitate the closure of 79th Street today starting at 9 a.m. The road will not be passable between Belinder Ave. and Norwood Rd. Crews anticipate that the road will be reopened later today.
Tweet Remember how we told you earlier this month that the Prairie Village police would be participating in the statewide Click It or Ticket campaign? Well sir, they weren’t fooling around. Traffic unit officer James Carney reports that in the first week of the campaign, the department issued 108 seat belt citations. As part of [...]
Tweet The Prairie Village city council on Monday approved a bond issuance bid from UMB that will raise $4.5 million slated primarily to be used for street repairs. The move came after an open-market competitive bidding process Monday, during which the city received 11 bids for its bonds. “It’s a very strong result and an [...]
Tweet If you start to feel like you’re experience less and less road rage when driving along 75th Street, it’s not just your new meds kicking in. The Mid-America Regional Council, which controls the traffic lights along main travel corridors throughout the Kansas City metro area, will begin synchronizing lights along 75th Street during peak [...]
Tweet Prairie Village held a meeting at city hall last night seeking comments from the community on a proposed set of improvements to Cambridge Street and Weltner Park that are scheduled to be completed in 2011. The most significant outcome of the improvements would be the elimination of an awkward island of land just south [...]
Tweet KMBC is reporting that a water main break near 77th Street and State Line Road is causing a closure in the southbound lanes of State Line from 76th Street to 79th Street. The road will be closed through Friday night. KMBC: PV water main break closes part of major road.
Tweet Johnson County Transit (affectionately referred to as “The JO”) has announced that starting next Tuesday, July 6, it will begin offering flex-route service along the 75th Street corridor, including Prairie Village. Route 875 Flex will allow riders to have the bus come and pick them up at their homes, provided they are withing three-fourths [...]