Voters Overwhelming Approve Local Funding to Extend Streetcar to UMKC, Next Stop Washington

By Kim Mueller Kansas City voters living within the Main Street Transportation Development District (TDD) overwhelming approved local funding needed to extend the streetcar route...

Mayor Applauds Streetcar Extension Plan, ‘Prays’ Washington Favors Funding Request

By Kevin Collison The proposed streetcar extension from downtown to UMKC got strong backing from Mayor Sly James Wednesday, but he's skeptical about its short-term...

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...

Bird Arrives Downtown, ‘Lil Lectric’ Scooters Not Without Controversy

By Kevin Collison The Bird quietly scooted into downtown Kansas City Wednesday, a new smartphone-based personal transportation method that like its predecessors Lyft and Uber,...

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...

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...

Proposed Streetcar Extension Lures New Main Street Investments in Midtown

By Kevin Collison The 11-story former Netherlands Hotel is slated to be redeveloped into 110 apartments, part of a Main Street development surge linked...

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 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...

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...