New Grocery Store Opening on Main Along Planned Streetcar Extension

By Kevin Collison A new grocery store on the proposed streetcar extension intended to cater to its diverse neighborhood with international foods as well as...

Virtual Animation Released of Future Streetcar Ride from Downtown to UMKC

By Kevin Collison Planning for the proposed Main Street extension of the streetcar to UMKC calls for a multi-modal stop near the Country Club Plaza...

‘Greenline’ Concept Would Loop Downtown with Recreational Trail

By Kevin Collison An ambitious plan to create a 10-mile "Greenline" recreational loop around downtown similar to the popular BeltLine in Atlanta is being...

Big Redevelopment Plan in Works for Historic KC Armory on Main Street

By Kevin Collison The historic Kansas City National Guard Armory at 3620 Main is slated to be renovated as a food court and boutique hotel,...

Mr. Gerend Goes to Washington to Tout KC Streetcar Extension Plan

By Kevin Collison The head of the Kansas City Streetcar Authority had a rare chance to testify before Congress last week and personally lobby federal...

Isle of Capri Casino Sale Renews Hope for Streetcar Connection

By Kevin Collison The pending purchase of the Isle of Capri Casino by a new owner who promises to reinvest significantly in the tired riverfront...

River Market Office Plan Fizzles, KCATA Seeking New Proposals

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority has dropped the developer of a proposed River Market office project after four years without progress...

New KC Streetcar Rolls Into Town, Ridership Breaks 6 Million

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Streetcar Authority got a belated present for its third birthday Monday morning, a shiny new vehicle fresh from Spain...

Streetcar Extension Plan Fails to Make FY 2020 Federal Budget Cut

By Kevin Collison The planned extension of the streetcar from downtown to UMKC failed to make the funding cut in the proposed new federal budget,...

Streetcar Extension Plan Wins Key Support From Federal Agency

By Kevin Collison Federal transit officials have rated the Kansas City Streetcar Authority's $151.6 million funding application "medium high," a vital step toward building the...