MEET THE NEW KANSAS CITY TOY TRAIN STREETCAR BOSS TOM GEREND!!!
Here's a bit of breaking news which reveals that NOBODY but the civic elite and paid consultants really cares about streetcar or the many empty promises made on its behalf . . .
The Kansas City Streetcar Authority (KCSA) today chose the first Executive Director of the KC Streetcar system.
Thomas Gerend will leave his position as Co-Director of Transportation Planning for the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) to accept this executive role. Gerend spent the last eight years leading regional transportation planning, streetcar planning, and public transit coordination across the eight county bi-state Kansas City region.
Here's the full presser
The MARC connection confirms (once again) that the Toy Train deal has been rigged since day one ... Still, we celebrate this new appointment and the guy who will be forced to take the fall when the toy train tax doesn't pass.
Developing . . .