The First Suburbs Coalition is an organization of older, inner-ring suburbs that works together to find solutions to common challenges
The Housing Choices Coalition of Greater Kansas City is a nonprofit group dedicated to expanding the availability of housing choices throughout metropolitan Kansas City.
MARC's Small Cities Program can offer assistance with economic development and other community initiatives to smaller communities in the region.
Transit-Supportive Development rethinks land use and development patterns so they will be effectively served by a balanced transportation system where walking, bicycling, and riding transit work in harmony with the private automobile.
Smart Moves is a regional plan for a transit system that seamlessly connects people with the places they need to go.
In 2003, MARC began developing a Natural Resources Inventory of digital map data showing valuable natural resource assets and ecological features in the Kansas City region.
MetroGreen is a proposed 1,144-mile interconnected system of public and private open spaces, greenways and trails designed to link seven counties in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
The Kansas City Regional Planning Roundtable began in 2008 to give municipal planners across the nine-county region a chance to educate each other on what’s working in their communities, and to learn about new approaches.