Plan to Rebuild Barney Allis Plaza Revived by Council

(Updated Sept. 3. Supporters of rebuilding Barney Allis Plaza and its underground garage hope to obtain City Council approval next March to fund the...

KC Streetcar Seeks Sponsors to Replace Sprint

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Streetcar Authority is pitching its fleet for advertising now that Sprint is no longer around as its primary sponsor. "Sprint...

Study Seeks to Reunite River Market and Columbus Park

By Kevin Collison The community goal of reconnecting Columbus Park and the River Market by removing the barrier of the Missouri 9 embankment is moving...

East Village Transit Center Opening in Early August

By Kevin Collison The new East Village Transit Center at 12th and Charlotte, the final installment in a $56 million service improvement program by the...

Streetcar Riverfront Plan Downsized, Backers Seek $14.2M from Feds

(Editor's note: Updated Sept. 10, 2020. The KC Streetcar Authority announced it received $14.2 million in federal funding to expand the line to the...

Streetcar-Related River Market Mixed-Use Project Progressing

By Kevin Collison A proposed, streetcar-oriented $65 million apartment and hotel project is rolling along in the River Market, with a final development agreement with...

Crumbling Barney Allis Plaza Now ‘Hotspot’ for Downtown Problems

By Kevin Collison Less than a month after a consultant urged its immediate closure, the problems at Barney Allis Plaza and its garage continue to...

Consultant Recommends City Close Barney Allis Garage ‘Immediately’

By Kevin Collison A new engineering report is recommending the Barney Allis Plaza garage be immediately closed along with the Plaza above, ratcheting the pressure...

Streetcar Expansion Steams Ahead in D.C. and City Hall, Big Local Firms On Board

(Editor's note: The City Council approved the $4.7 million and $2.7 million contracts to continue designing and planning the proposed streetcar extension at its...

New O’Neil Bridge Still May See Occasional Backups for I-35 Traffic

By Kevin Collison The proposed $225 million replacement of the Buck O'Neil Bridge will directly connect I-35 and U.S. 169, but because of site constrictions...