City hosts open house for
KC Downtown Streetcar project
The city of Kansas City, Mo., is hosting an open house on March 6, at Union Station to discuss the KC Downtown Streetcar project.
KC Streetcar Open House
Union Station, Grand Hall
30 West Pershing Rd.
Kansas City, MO. 64108
March 6 • 4–7 p.m.
There will be detailed exhibits of the two-mile route, including information about station stops and the vehicle maintenance facility. Representatives from the city and consultant team will be on hand to answer your questions and address issues about the project. Construction on the downtown streetcar line will begin this summer.
State-of-the-art transit shelters created with help
There's a wave of energy crossing America, as leaders and communities look for ways to put skilled people to work. In Kansas and Missouri, the U.S. Department of Transportation's TIGER program is succeeding - hiring local manufacturers to build state-of-the-art transit shelters and real-time signs that will support enhanced and expanded transit services along State Avenue and Metcalf Avenue.
Transit service recommendations for I-70 and Rock Island corridor
Tier 2 evaluation of transit service options for U.S. 71/Bruce R. Watkins corridor
What’s next for transit along the I-70, Rock Island and U.S. 71 corridors?
Around 100 people attended an interactive open house on Nov. 27, 2012, at River Market Event Place to learn about recommendations for enhancing transit service in the I-70 and Rock Island corridors in Jackson County. The study team also sought feedback on the most recent analysis on transit service options for the U.S. 71/Bruce R. Watkins corridor.
Plus, there were additional info stations about the downtown streetcar project and bicycle/pedestrian facility investments. Prizes and giveaways were provided by generous area River Market businesses.
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U.S. 71 corridor study considers transit-oriented development options
The U.S. 71 Transit Study team is working with staff from communities along the U.S. 71 Highway/Bruce R. Watkins Drive corridor to identify transit-oriented development and multimodal connection opportunities at potential station areas. This corridor runs between downtown Kansas City and Grandview in Jackson County, Mo.
KC region studying commuter transit options for eastern corridors
A study underway since last year is looking at ways to expand transit service for commuters on the Interstate 70 east and Rock Island commuter corridors, connecting downtown Kansas City, Mo., to growing suburban communities. Partners include the Mid-America Regional Council, Jackson County, Mo.; Kansas City, Mo.; and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority. Project update