Streetcar Keeps Rolling Toward Riverfront Without Federal Help

By Kevin Collison A multi-modal plan to extend the streetcar line to the riverfront, including a new concept to build a separate bicycle/pedestrian bridge next...

Shared E-Bikes Rolling Into Downtown Soon, KC Among Nation’s First

By Kevin Collison E-bikes are scheduled to begin rolling into greater downtown by Christmas, making Kansas City one of only a handful of North American...

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...

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...

Streetcar Authority Doesn’t Want Scooters to Wind Up in a Rut

By Kevin Collison They're both electric, they're both a cool way to get around downtown and they're both on the same street. But when it comes...

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...

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 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...

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,...

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...