Safety Campaign Warns Scooters and Smartphones Don’t Mix

First it was avoiding streetcar rails, now a new safety program has been launched by Bird and AT&T to discourage electric scooter riders from...

Port KC Considers Extending Streetcar to Riverfront ‘High Priority,’ Backs Words with Funding, ‘With...

By Kevin Collison A proposed $30 million extension of the downtown streetcar to the Berkley Riverfront could substantially boost development opportunities and allow people to...

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...

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 Extension Cost Up $66 Million in Fed Funding Application

By Kevin Collison The cost of extending the streetcar from downtown to UMKC has increased to $316 million, up 26.4 percent from the previous $250...

Promise of Streetcar Expansion Prompts Developers to Pursue $16.3 Million Apartment Project on Main...

By Kevin Collison The hoped-for expansion of the streetcar route to UMKC on Main Street has prompted a new apartment proposal for a vacant lot...

KCATA Hopes New Transit Center Will Spur East Village Redevelopment

By Kevin Collison The groundbreaking for the $5 million East Village Transit Center at 12th and Charlotte is being viewed partly as a catalyst to...

Streetcar Extension Plan Rolls into 2018 with Key Recognition from Feds

By Kevin Collison The planned extension of the Kansas City streetcar to UMKC received a preliminary thumbs up from Washington last week, allowing backers to...

Downtown MAX Bus Rapid Transit Route Going Straight, Celebration This Sunday

The downtown MAX rapid transit line is going straight this Sunday after 12 years in operation. The Kansas City Transportation Authority is shifting the popular...

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...