In January, The Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce rolled out the Topeka Social Ambassadors program. We are now up to 123 ambassadors! If you have not signed up yet, you can do so here! Some social ambassadors expressed interest in some time spent sprucing up their social media skills.We now have an opportunity for you! […]
Future City is a nationwide effort to involve young students (6th-8th grades) in a competition utilizing STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) research, processes, and procedures. This year’s planning and executions was based around the theme, “The Power of Public Space,” and the city had to be 100 years in the future. Shawnee Heights Elementary School (USD 450), has fielded a […]
City of Topeka is holding an open house about their Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) on February 1. Interact with City staff across all departments about specific projects slated for construction and learn more about the City’s street conditions.
Topeka celebrates paying off Topeka Boulevard Bridge On Dec. 15, the City of Topeka will reach a significant transportation and financial milestone: It will make its last payment of $3,080,525 to pay off the Topeka Boulevard Bridge.
75 participants from Topeka travelled to to Des Moines, Iowa on an inter-city visit to learn best practices. Des Moines has an organization called Capital Crossroads: A Vision Forward which functions similarly to Heartland Visioning.
4 Public Neighborhood Meetings Announced
Local businesses to create experiences during Kansas Chocolate Festival
The Topeka Planning Office is looking for volunteers to count current active transportation users (people on bikes, walking, skateboarding, roller skating) and help give a metric showing growth or room for potential development of more inclusive infrastructure in different areas of town.
“This is the perfect opportunity for the community to come together to learn, to share experiences, thoughts, ideas, and a chance to make a stronger community. ” – Topeka City Council Members Clear, Ortiz, & Emerson
As a Heartland Visioning Steering Committee member and Topeka native, Carol Bradbury is working to increase community pride in Topeka through her business, Bloomerang Studios. In its eighth year, Bloomerang continues to find new ways to bring art to those who need it most. In a recent project, Brewster Place invited Carol to create an […]