Proposed Streetcar Extension Lures New Main Street Investments in Midtown

By Kevin Collison The 11-story former Netherlands Hotel is slated to be redeveloped into 110 apartments, part of a Main Street development surge linked...

City Steps Up Efforts to Land Trans-Atlantic Air Service at KCI, Invites Johnson County...

(Updated to include time and location of Johnson County community design meeting. It will be Dec. 12 from 6- to 7:30 p.m. at the...

Transit Agency Offers Online Ride-Hailing Service Downtown, Plans Metro Expansion in New Year

By Kevin Collison An online, Uber-style ride-hailing service originally established for disabled passengers by the KCATA is being quietly offered in the downtown area to...

Kansas City Streetcar Project Wins Global Recognition, Passes 3 Million Rider Mark

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City streetcar project can add some international honors to the national recognition its received since opening in May 2016. During the...

New Buck O’Neil Bridge Repair Plan Keeps Span Open to Northbound Traffic, Buys Time...

By Kevin Collison In a big breakthrough for downtown commuters, state highway and city officials have come up with an interim repair plan that avoids...

Tenth and Main Transit Center Closing, Opening Opportunities in Heart of Downtown

By Kevin Collison The congested bus transit center at Tenth and Main is scheduled to be closed within two years, opening up space for a...

Grand Boulevard Finally Gets New Stripes, but Bicyclists Believe Much More Needed

By Kevin Collison Several years after it was proposed, Grand Boulevard is finally going on a "road diet" promised to bicyclists who now hope it's...

Port KC Considers Extending Streetcar to Riverfront ‘High Priority,’ Backs Words with Funding, ‘With...

By Kevin Collison A proposed $30 million extension of the downtown streetcar to the Berkley Riverfront could substantially boost development opportunities and allow people to...

Downtown MAX Bus Rapid Transit Route Going Straight, Celebration This Sunday

The downtown MAX rapid transit line is going straight this Sunday after 12 years in operation. The Kansas City Transportation Authority is shifting the popular...

Promise of Streetcar Expansion Prompts Developers to Pursue $16.3 Million Apartment Project on Main...

By Kevin Collison The hoped-for expansion of the streetcar route to UMKC on Main Street has prompted a new apartment proposal for a vacant lot...