Streetcar Voices: Downtown Riders Tell It Like It Is

By Brian McTavish The Kansas City Streetcar has provided free transportation to more than 5.5 million riders since opening in May 2016. But the reasons...

City Teaming with KCP&L to Provide Free On-Street Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Downtown

Three new on-street charging stations for electric vehicles are coming online in downtown, an expansion of a program sponsored by Kansas City Power &...

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...

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...

Dream of Reconnecting Downtown to Crossroads with Park Over South Loop Costs Much Less

By Kevin Collison A longtime dream to reconnect downtown with the Crossroads by decking the 1960s era South Loop trench may be closer to reality...

North Loop Overhaul Plan Hits Federal, WyCo Potholes

By Kevin Collison The city's ambitious plans to design a new future for the current, awkward bridge and freeway layout on the north side of...

Councilwoman Says New Independent Poll Reveals “Tide Has Turned” in Support for New KCI...

By Kevin Collison Kansas City Councilwoman Jolie Justus, a key player in the city's effort to build a new airport terminal, said today an independent...

Police to ‘Educate’ Downtown Motorists Before Parking Crackdown

Updated with message from City Manager: Starting Monday, April 9, @kcpolice will increase downtown parking enforcement. Warning tickets will be issued for a short...

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...

Streetcar Extension ‘Buzz’ Sparks Big Apartment Project at 39th and Main

By Kevin Collison Construction is expected to begin by late spring on a $34 million residential redevelopment project at 39th and Main, the largest private...