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...

City Steps Up Efforts to Land Trans-Atlantic Air Service at KCI, Invites Johnson County...

(Updated to include time and location of Johnson County community design meeting. It will be Dec. 12 from 6- to 7:30 p.m. at the...

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...

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...

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 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...

Proposed Streetcar Extension Lures New Main Street Investments in Midtown

By Kevin Collison The 11-story former Netherlands Hotel is slated to be redeveloped into 110 apartments, part of a Main Street development surge linked...

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...

UMKC Streetcar Extension Report Suggests Stops and Alignment

By Kevin Collison The future layout of the planned streetcar extension from downtown to UMKC is on the map with its proposed stops and alignment...

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...