Crosswalks on Wichita City Council agenda

Brandon Whipple
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At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will look at sprucing up pedestrian crosswalks. Mayor Brandon Whipple tells KNSS News in the past, the City only repainted crosswalks every 12 years. Now, he says, it's every two years, and the mayor wants to "prioritize that."

Whipple says there's talk of narrowing streets and making them more pedestrian-friendly downtown because development of a new medical school and medical complex means "we're going to have more people downtown."

The council will hear an update on the local housing market. Mayor Whipple says Wichita needs 20,000 to 40,000 more units to "put a dent" in the cost of housing.

Whipple commented during Mondays with the Mayor, the Steve and Ted in the Morning Show on KNSS.

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