Streetcar Authority Doesn’t Want Scooters to Wind Up in a Rut

By Kevin Collison They're both electric, they're both a cool way to get around downtown and they're both on the same street. But when it comes...

Streetcar Extension Cost Up $66 Million in Fed Funding Application

By Kevin Collison The cost of extending the streetcar from downtown to UMKC has increased to $316 million, up 26.4 percent from the previous $250...

Streetcar Authority Picks Outer Lanes of Main Street for Planned Extension

By Kevin Collison The Streetcar Authority plans to run the proposed extension from downtown to UMKC on the outside lanes of Main Street, saying it...

New Streetcar Shelters Planned for North Loop Stop

By Kevin Collison The Streetcar Authority and the city are planning to upgrade the North Loop stop at Seventh and Main, installing full shelters on...

Bird Arrives Downtown, ‘Lil Lectric’ Scooters Not Without Controversy

By Kevin Collison The Bird quietly scooted into downtown Kansas City Wednesday, a new smartphone-based personal transportation method that like its predecessors Lyft and Uber,...

Voters Overwhelming Approve Local Funding to Extend Streetcar to UMKC, Next Stop Washington

By Kim Mueller Kansas City voters living within the Main Street Transportation Development District (TDD) overwhelming approved local funding needed to extend the streetcar route...

Mayor Applauds Streetcar Extension Plan, ‘Prays’ Washington Favors Funding Request

By Kevin Collison The proposed streetcar extension from downtown to UMKC got strong backing from Mayor Sly James Wednesday, but he's skeptical about its short-term...

North Loop Overhaul Plan Hits Federal, WyCo Potholes

By Kevin Collison The city's ambitious plans to design a new future for the current, awkward bridge and freeway layout on the north side of...

New Downtown Bus Shelters to Offer More Amenities, Relieve Congestion

(Updated Aug. 24 with work schedule: Work is expected to begin Monday, Aug. 27 at 12th and Grand, and on Monday, Sept. 10 at...

Well-Known Westport Merchants Opposing Streetcar Expansion Plan

By Kevin Collison Several prominent Westport merchants have come out against the proposed streetcar extension from downtown to UMKC, apparently believing it won't deliver enough...