“Most days Susie Haake travels three or four blocks to get to the bus. But Haake uses a wheelchair and some of the sidewalks make that a difficult trip.

“‘The sidewalks are a real issue for me,’ Haake said. ‘I have to go in the street to get where I need to go and that’s not safe for anyone.’

“The Kansas City City Council wants to fix this issue with a $800 million infrastructure bond.

“On Thursday, the council unanimously voted to put the bond on the April 4th ballot. If approved by voters, the city would borrow money over the next 20 years to fix bridges, streets, sidewalks as well as make buildings compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.”

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