The city council revised Kansas City's billboard restrictions yesterday. The changes will allow billboard companies to move a billboard a short distance rather than have it torn down if it is condemned for a public works project.
The Kansas City city council approved about $2 million in spending on a proposed downtown streetcar line Thursday, declaring that enthusiasm has not been dampened by failure to get a $25 million federal grant.
Monday marked the launch of the City of Kansas City, Mo.'s new community notification service. Called Nixle, the service will provide neighborhood-specific information down to the 1/4-mile via emails and text messages.