Thursday Testimony: Kansas City Ignores Electric Bus Development Progress Whilst Fighting About Toy Train Streetcar Part Deux
Consultants fought with biz owners and dedicated tax critics today while our blog community notes that the bus stays winning for the most effective use of public transit . . .
The bottom line of today's talk . . .
Critics shared real facts and figures about tax increases while consultants and civic cheerleaders offered their ridership numbers and empty economic development promises.
Now, an example of transit this town continues to overlook:
Forbes: Bus Rapid Transit Spurs Development Better Than Light Rail Or Streetcars
A a roundup of today's discussion:
Fox4: Many gather to argue whether city should spend $227-million to extend the streetcar line to UMKC
KCUR: Petitioners Want To See Kansas City's Streetcar Head South
KSHB: KC Streetcar expansion could be on the horizon
Developing . . .