‘Beyond the Loop’ Seeks to Relieve Downtown Freeway Damage

By Kevin Collison Beyond the Loop, a downtown planning strategy for the future of the North Loop freeway, Buck O'Neil Bridge and Independence Avenue, is...

Downtown Kansas City Traffic Snarls Ahead with Two Major Bridges Closed

By Kevin Collison While concerns over closing the Buck O'Neil Bridge has been center stage in recent months, Kansas is moving forward with a project...

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,...

Tenth and Main Transit Center Closing, Opening Opportunities in Heart of Downtown

By Kevin Collison The congested bus transit center at Tenth and Main is scheduled to be closed within two years, opening up space for a...

Proposed Pedestrian/Bicycle Span to Downtown Riverfront Well-Received

By Kevin Collison The latest design for a proposed bicycle/pedestrian bridge to Berkley Riverfront Park was warmly received last week but people will have to...

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...

Plans Underway to Reconnect Walnut Street Through City Market

By Kevin Collison The city is planning to reopen Walnut Street to traffic through the City Market on weekdays, reconnecting the original street grid with...