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Connecting Our Region's Greenways
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Phase I Green Infrastructure Framework: Connecting People with Nature
 

cover image of the Phase I Green Infrastructure Framework reportThe Greater Kansas City region is struggling to address myriad environmental, economic and social challenges that impact human health and well-being. The Phase I Green Infrastructure Framework sets the stage for quality of life that is based on regeneration — a process of analysis and engagement with the purpose of integrating living systems with human aspirations.

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Celebrating 25 Years, Highlighting 25 Trails

image of woman walking dog on Little Blue Trace trailMARC encourages local governments and community organizations across the region to join in a year-long 25th anniversary celebration of MetroGreen in 2016. With help from our partners, a commemorative, double-sided poster was produced that features 25 of the region's trails and greenways. See the poster»

2016 Regional Trails and Bikeways Map released with companion web app

MARC worked with local governments to produce a regional trails and bikeways map using aerial photography, global positioning and geographic information systems (GIS) data to provide the most up-to-date information available. The new map shows 1,764 miles of trails and bikeways, up 39 percent from the 1,273 miles shown on the 2013 version. Walking and biking can benefit your health, your wallet and the environment. Whether you’re running errands or visiting local parks and trails, the Kansas City region is a great place to explore. Read more»