SHOCK!!! KANSAS CITY 71 HIGHWAY IS DIVISIVE AND PROBABLY RACIST TOO!!!
Take a good look at how an evil highway divides Kansas City . . . Fair play, so far the toy train only lives near the artsy gentrification condos . . . Still, check the link:
Highway 71: Connecting The Metro, Dividing Neighborhoods
The KCUR report is worthwhile but fails to mention that there was a great deal of community input on this plan and that's probably why it was designed so poorly.
For instance . . . The highway stop signs (WTF???) are a direct result of gas station lobbying. Nevertheless, this local dividing line cuts into a part of town, divides neighborhoods and makes the Zoo more accessible . . . Which is good except on free days.
More in a bit . . .