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...

Plan to Tame Crossroads Stretch of Oak Street with Diagonal Parking Delayed Until Spring

By Kevin Collison Oak Street through the Crossroads District of downtown sometimes can be a speedway, the worse incident perhaps occurring in late 2014 when...

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...

Kansas City Streetcar Project Wins Global Recognition, Passes 3 Million Rider Mark

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City streetcar project can add some international honors to the national recognition its received since opening in May 2016. During the...

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...

Transit Agency Offers Online Ride-Hailing Service Downtown, Plans Metro Expansion in New Year

By Kevin Collison An online, Uber-style ride-hailing service originally established for disabled passengers by the KCATA is being quietly offered in the downtown area to...

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 Buck O’Neil Bridge Repair Plan Keeps Span Open to Northbound Traffic, Buys Time...

By Kevin Collison In a big breakthrough for downtown commuters, state highway and city officials have come up with an interim repair plan that avoids...

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...

Despite Election Setback, Kansas City Streetcar Authority Continues Planning for Proposed Extension to UMKC

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Streetcar Authority is moving ahead with the next phase of planning for an proposed extension of the line from...