What makes a good region great? Imagine KC — a 12-part series co-produced by Kansas City Public Television and the Mid-America Regional Council — brings urban planning to life by discussing features of healthy, successful regions. Using examples from right here at home, the series helps residents envision the region's future.
Previous episodes have covered energy efficiency, vibrant centers and creating sustainable places. The next episode of the series, which will air June 30, will focus on building healthy local food sytems. More»
The five video segments below were shown during the 2009 Imagine KC broadcast on Kansas City Public Television. You can also read the notes from the conversations.
Imagine KC was an exciting opportunity for citizens to evaluate and provide feedback on a vision for a more sustainable future for the Kansas City region. See below for details on how people participated.
Want to help make our region more sustainable now? Take action on your own or join other community efforts. Take action
The Imagine KC team asked Greater Kansas Citians what strategies would lead our region to a more sustainable future. This discussion kit guided more than 200 people through organizing and holding a discussion with others in their communities. The groups' feedback was accepted through May 31, 2009. See the kit
In spring 2009, 13 of our community's respected professionals talked about Greater Kansas City's opportunities for the future on the One KC Voice blog. What real issues does our area need to address? Check out their different perspectives by reading the "13 strategies/13 days" blog series. Read more