Summary of Village West Bike Ped

Unified Government

Contact Information

Organization: Unified Government
Contact person: Zach Flanders
Title: Planner
Phone: 913 573 5759
Organization address: 701 N 7th Street Ste. 423
  Kansas City, KS    66101

General Information

1. Project name: Village West Bike Ped
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: State Avenue from N. 91st Street to N. 142nd Street. Parallel Parkway from N. 91st Street to N. 142nd Street
4. Primary project mode: Active Transportation 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Active Transportation )
This project will encourage continued growth in the region with a focus on pedestrian friendly modes of travel. The aim of this project is to create a cohesive transportation network that integrates non-motorized means of travel with motorized. The Village West and northwestern portion of Wyandotte County has experienced strong growth in the past two decades. This project would provide multi-modal regional trails, local trails, and bike trails to the area.
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) * Ecosystem Restoration )
7. Project sponsor: Zach Flanders
913 573-5759
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $6390000
9. Project description: This project is intended support the future trail network by providing additional cross-county connections, local and regional trails and bicycle routes that serve a variety of needs, ages and physical abilities. The Trial Network will include three types of trials; regional, local and greenways. The designated user focus would be pedestrians, bicyclists and other users of non-motorized means.
10. Scope: This project includes: * A regional trail along State Avenue and adjacent to K-7. * Regional sidewalk connections along Leavenworth Road. * A local trail along Parallel Parkway. * Bike routes along 123rd Streets, Hollingworth Road, Hutton Road, North 99th Street, and Georgia Avenue. These would be on-street, with considerations taken for safety measures and to separate traffic from bikes. *Greenway trials connecting to Wyandotte County Lake, along waterways, and through residential neighborhoods.
11. Project schedule: Phase 1- Regional Connections: 2025 Phase 2- Local trails and bike routes: 2030 Phase 3- Greenway development: 2035

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