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...

Despite Election Setback, Kansas City Streetcar Authority Continues Planning for Proposed Extension to UMKC

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Streetcar Authority is moving ahead with the next phase of planning for an proposed extension of the line from...

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...

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...

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...

Streetcar Extension Plan Fails to Make FY 2020 Federal Budget Cut

By Kevin Collison The planned extension of the streetcar from downtown to UMKC failed to make the funding cut in the proposed new federal budget,...

Better Block KC Tames Oak Street in Crossroads

By Kevin Collison A stretch of Oak Street in the Crossroads will be a lot chiller through Oct. 27 thanks to Better Block KC, a...

Streetcar Authority Doesn’t Want Scooters to Wind Up in a Rut

By Kevin Collison They're both electric, they're both a cool way to get around downtown and they're both on the same street. But when it comes...

Well-Known Westport Merchants Opposing Streetcar Expansion Plan

By Kevin Collison Several prominent Westport merchants have come out against the proposed streetcar extension from downtown to UMKC, apparently believing it won't deliver enough...

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...