The Kansas City Public Library

Land Use and Urban Planning

This section highlights some of the most helpful resources about Land Use and Urban Planning issues in KCResearch on the topics listed below. Many of the resources also aim to answer some of the questions that you might have. This guide will help answer questions like:

  • What is light rail transportation? How would the introduction of light rail affect Kansas City?
  • What is tax increment financing (TIF)? Are TIFs contributing to regional urban sprawl?
  • What services does the housing department of Kansas City offer for economically disadvantaged people?

KCResearch ® is the authoritative and unbiased source for all types of research about the Kansas City area as well as studies and reports done by Kansas City researchers. KCResearch also provides tools to inform users on current topics in research and facilitate conversation and collaboration between community members, whether they're professional researchers, entrepreneurs, students, or members of the general population.