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...

Beyond the Loop Offers Alternatives for O’Neil Bridge and North Loop Freeway

By Kevin Collison The public got their first look at a menu of ideas for reimagining the North Loop freeway in downtown Kansas City and...

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,...

Streetcar Extension Plan Wins Key Support From Federal Agency

By Kevin Collison Federal transit officials have rated the Kansas City Streetcar Authority's $151.6 million funding application "medium high," a vital step toward building the...

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...

Final Local Push Underway to Extend Streetcar from Downtown to UMKC

By Kevin Collison The complex process required to extend the streetcar from downtown to the University of Missouri-Kansas City is nearing the end of the...

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...

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 Ridership Up 2.6 Percent Last Year, Fed Shutdown May Delay Word on...

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City streetcar rolled out of 2018 with ridership up 2.6 percent over the previous year and looking for signals early...