The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is studying ways of improving Main Street MAX service, possibly by providing a straighter route through downtown. Representatives of the KCATA will ride the Main Street MAX route at various times from July 25 through Aug. 7. They will survey riders about proposals for improving the service, which was introduced to Kansas City in 2005.
The authority is considering the changes to adapt to travel demands that have evolved as downtown changed in the last 10 years. Downtown’s population is exploding. The central business district is bustling. Downtown is alive with entertainment options at the Sprint Center, the Power & Light District and the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.
The KCATA is setting out to enhance Main Street MAX in several ways:
Planners are examining how Main Street MAX can better serve our riders. Those possibilities include changing Main Street MAX so it has a straighter route through downtown. No date has been set for any proposed improvements. Here’s what’s under review:
Planners from the KCATA will ride Main Street MAX from July 25 through Aug. 7 to survey customers about potential changes. There are several other ways to tell us what you think:
About Main Street MAX
For route and schedule information, contact the Regional Call Center at (816) 221-0660, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.