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...

O’Neil Bridge Begins Short-Term Repairs May 19; Replacement Could Open by 2023

By Kevin Collison Southbound traffic on the Buck O’Neill Bridge, a major link connecting the Northland and downtown, is scheduled to shut down May 19...

UMKC Streetcar Extension Report Suggests Stops and Alignment

By Kevin Collison The future layout of the planned streetcar extension from downtown to UMKC is on the map with its proposed stops and alignment...

Streetcar Extension ‘Buzz’ Sparks Big Apartment Project at 39th and Main

By Kevin Collison Construction is expected to begin by late spring on a $34 million residential redevelopment project at 39th and Main, the largest private...

‘Beyond the Loop’ Seeks to Relieve Downtown Freeway Damage

By Kevin Collison Beyond the Loop, a downtown planning strategy for the future of the North Loop freeway, Buck O'Neil Bridge and Independence Avenue, is...

Police to ‘Educate’ Downtown Motorists Before Parking Crackdown

Updated with message from City Manager: Starting Monday, April 9, @kcpolice will increase downtown parking enforcement. Warning tickets will be issued for a short...

Final Local Push Underway to Extend Streetcar from Downtown to UMKC

By Kevin Collison The complex process required to extend the streetcar from downtown to the University of Missouri-Kansas City is nearing the end of the...

Dream of Reconnecting Downtown to Crossroads with Park Over South Loop Costs Much Less

By Kevin Collison A longtime dream to reconnect downtown with the Crossroads by decking the 1960s era South Loop trench may be closer to reality...

Streetcar Steps Up the Pace

The Kansas City Streetcar Authority has more than doubled the availability of 10-minute wait times by better synchronizing its operations with downtown traffic signals. Tom...

Streetcar Extension to Isle of Capri Casino May Be in the Cards

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Streetcar Authority may push its planned riverfront extension to the Isle of Capri, a strategic move that would connect...