TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! KANSAS CITY TRANSIT ACTIVIST CLAY CHASTAIN CALLS FOR TOY TRAIN STREETCAR FULL STOP!!!
TKC NOTE: Check out the latest from activist Clay Chastain getting a bit bolder in his opposition to competing streetcar plans . . .
City must stop construction of 2.2 mile streetcar line!!
Hear ye hear ye,
The city must immediately stop construction of its 2.2 mile streetcar line until a vote is taken on expanding it.
Unless I am blind, there is growing opposition to the city's plan to expand its streetcar system...whose 2.2 mile starter line was forced upon the community in a very restricted election... by imposing on citizens south of the river a whopping one-cent sales tax!!
If voters reject expanding the 2.2 mile streetcar line then it would essentially render it an isolated, stand-alone boondoggle of no real value to transit or the community.
Mayor James and City Councilman Johnson's unversed voyage into urban planning...especially without city-wide consensus...is on course to sending $125 million of local and federal tax dollars down the ship's drain.
Perhaps it poetic justice if the city council...who has also been scheming to bury a competing light rail initiative in the courts...is
forced to repeal its own transit system just like it did a voter-approved light rail initiative in 2006!
Community activist...Clay Chastain
Developing . . .