Mission street planters: traffic hazard or benefit?

Mission city officials want to remove and possibly replace large planters that serve as dead-end barriers for three streets near Shawnee Mission Parkway. But area residents love the planters and want them to stay.
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Mission city officials want to remove and possibly replace large planters that serve as dead-end barriers for three streets near Shawnee Mission Parkway. But area residents love the planters and want them to stay.

Lynn Horsley reports on Johnson County for the Kansas City Star, focusing on government, politics, business development and battles over growth and change in the county. She previously covered City Hall in Kansas City for 19 years and has a passion for helping readers understand how government affects their lives. 816-226-2058