Summary of Strategic pedestrian safety improvements


Contact Information

Organization: MoDOT
Contact person: Griffin Smith
Phone: 816.607.2108
Organization address: 600 NE Colbern Road
  Lees Summit, MO    64086

General Information

1. Project name: Strategic pedestrian safety improvements
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: These improvements will be located in various counties and cities within the MARC region.
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: The improvements potentially include but are not limited to sections of Route 78 in Independence from I-435 to MO-291, MO-7 in Blue Springs from Pink Hill Road to Mason School Road and US-69 in Kansas City from I-29 to I-35.
4. Primary project mode: Active Transportation 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): )
This project will increase pedestrian mobility which will lead to better access to transit stops along several MoDOT routes. Also, taking cars off the road and providing an off-road option for pedestrians will reduce congestion.
6. Project Purpose: Pedestrian safety )
7. Project sponsor: Mike Landvik
(816) 607-2256
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $20000000
9. Project description: This project will increase pedestrian mobility and safety by providing sidewalks, ADA upgrades and other improvements for pedestrians at various locations.
10. Scope: Pedestrian facilities will be improved on various routes and could include sidewalks, ADA upgrades, crosswalks, ped signals and other improvements.
11. Project schedule: These pedestrians improvements will be included in various roadway projects along these within the STIP and beyond. This is planned for the decade of 2020-2030.

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