KC Streetcar Headed South

Date:March 30, 2018

Community Asked To Provide Input at Upcoming Public Meeting

(Kansas City, Missouri - March 30, 2018) The first public meeting for the KC Streetcar Main Street Extension is set for Tuesday, April 3, from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at Community Christian Church, Centennial Hall, 4601 Main Street. 

Together with the KC Area Transportation Authority and the City of Kansas City, Missouri, the KC Streetcar Authority is asking for community input at this open house style meeting. Participants will learn more about the status of the Main Street Extension and weigh in on design alternatives and potential stop locations. There will be a follow-up public meeting on June 5. 

The KC Streetcar Main Street Extension project is being planned through a data driven process. In order to build the best streetcar extension for Kansas City, the planning group is looking at operational efficiency, cost, constructability and public input.

The Purpose and Need of the KC Streetcar Main Street Extension is:

  • To improve mobility choices & accessibility
  • Integrate seamlessly with existing and future transit service
  • Support the development of underutilized/vacant property, and support existing residential & commercial activity
  • Increase density and promote a broader mix of building uses
  • Be an efficient, reliable and safe transit service

Streetcar meeting