New Streetcar Authority Chair Works to Keep City Fiscal Support on Track

By Kevin Collison Jeff Krum has hopped onboard as new chairman of the KC Streetcar Authority with a push to keep City Hall financial backing...

North Loop Among ‘Freeways without Futures’ in New National Report

By Kevin Collison The downtown North Loop is among 15 freeways throughout the country that should be removed and their tracks revitalized according to a...

ULI Experts Recommend Holding Off on North Loop, Focus on Improving Highway 9 and...

By Kevin Collison The North Loop freeway that divides the River Market from the rest of downtown won’t be going away anytime soon if the...

Better Block KC Tames Oak Street in Crossroads

By Kevin Collison A stretch of Oak Street in the Crossroads will be a lot chiller through Oct. 27 thanks to Better Block KC, a...

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...

City Market Begins Charging for Workday Parking March 1

By Kevin Collison The City Market will end free parking during work hours starting March 1, eliminating what had evolved to become an informal park-and-ride...

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...

Bally Submits $61M Upgrade Plan for Former Isle of Capri Casino

By Kevin Collison Bally, the owner of the former Isle of Capri Casino, now Casino KC, has filed a plan with the city that calls...

KC Streetcar Celebrates 2 Millionth Rider and First Birthday This Saturday

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City streetcar celebrates its first birthday Saturday at Union Station and is expected to host its two-millionth rider either late...

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...