Small-Scale Manufacturing Report

The Business Loop CID was one of six organizations in the nation to receive a Smart Growth America grant designed to encourage local, small-scale manufacturing as a way to revitalize an underperforming area of the city and create new economic opportunities. A critical part of this plan was to find […]

We built a park!

Remember this vacant lot?   Neither do we because this is what it looks like now! Over 100 volunteers gathered on the Business Loop this past Saturday to help build a park on a vacant lot owned by Boone Electric Cooperative. Volunteers built tables, painted shipping containers, laid astroturf, strung […]

Loops come to The Loop

As part of the I-7o Bridge Project, MODOT is reconfiguring the West Blvd. entrances and exits. Their goal is to ease traffic flow, particularly at the intersection south of I-70. (You probably know this intersection as the one with the pothole the size of a small car.) Our goal when […]

MODOT Bike/Ped Plans

Last month we sat down with MODOT, Emory Sapp and Sons, Councilman Ian Thomas, and representatives from the City, PedNet, the MO Bike Federation, and the disabilities community to discuss access and safety concerns for people who will bike, walk, or wheel from the Business Loop under I-70. The specific areas of […]