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...

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...

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...

New Survey: Streetcar No Toy, It’s More Little Engine That Could

A new survey of streetcar ridership dispenses with one myth suggested by its critics--it's not being used as a free amusement park ride. Ninety percent...

Port KC Kicks Off New Marketing Effort for Downtown Kansas City Riverfront

By Kevin Collison The Port Authority of Kansas City is making a renewed effort to promote development on the downtown riverfront, seeking to capitalize on...

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...

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...

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...

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...