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Johnson County says Chiefs Super Bowl parade shuttle service was ‘overwhelming success’

The shuttle bus system set up to get Johnson Countians to the Chiefs parade was an “overwhelming success,” with around 20,000 people moved Wednesday, said Josh Powers, business liaison for

The shuttle bus system set up to get Johnson Countians to the Chiefs parade was an “overwhelming success,” with around 20,000 people moved Wednesday, said Josh Powers, business liaison for


Overland Park exploring changes to trash screening, trailer storage, commercial vehicle parking regulations

Overland Park officials are considering changes to regulations that would no longer allow commercial vehicles to be parked at residences. The ordinance changes are still very much in formative stages

Overland Park officials are considering changes to regulations that would no longer allow commercial vehicles to be parked at residences. The ordinance changes are still very much in formative stages


Motion to rescind tax abatement for Dimensional Innovations fails after tense discussion among Overland Park council

An effort to rescind a tax abatement for an Overland Park architectural design company failed Monday night after two hours of testy exchanges and some uncomfortable moments between factions on

An effort to rescind a tax abatement for an Overland Park architectural design company failed Monday night after two hours of testy exchanges and some uncomfortable moments between factions on



Softening revenues, rising construction costs putting stress on Overland Park infrastructure plans

Bill Ebel

Ever-higher construction costs and a slowdown of revenue growth are putting the squeeze on Overland Park’s building and maintenance budget, to the point that some projects may have to be

Ever-higher construction costs and a slowdown of revenue growth are putting the squeeze on Overland Park’s building and maintenance budget, to the point that some projects may have to be








Anonymous email questioning transparency at JCCC triggers call for censure of trustee

An anonymous email posing questions about transparency and oversight of Johnson County Community College has gone off like a bombshell among the college trustees, resulting in calls for censure of

An anonymous email posing questions about transparency and oversight of Johnson County Community College has gone off like a bombshell among the college trustees, resulting in calls for censure of



Former JoCo Election Commissioner Brian Newby takes post in North Dakota

Brian Newby, the former Johnson County Elections commissioner who has been executive director at the federal Elections Assistance Commission, has left that agency and recently started working for the North

Brian Newby, the former Johnson County Elections commissioner who has been executive director at the federal Elections Assistance Commission, has left that agency and recently started working for the North


JoCo looks at expanding microtransit to lower income neighborhoods, cutting back on bus routes

Service area for Johnson County’s micro transit pilot program will likely be expanded in coming months to include more low-income neighborhoods. But some of the regular bus routes are still

Service area for Johnson County’s micro transit pilot program will likely be expanded in coming months to include more low-income neighborhoods. But some of the regular bus routes are still