Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Kansas City Afternoon Transit Life Links



Sophie Reade hotness waiting at the bus stop and seemingly encouraging greater environmental responsiblity inspires this quick peek at all the important transit links for today. Take a peek:

Rolling Toward Electric Car Future

Tesla will expand charging network in Missouri, Kansas - Kansas City Business Journal

With Tesla increasing its fleet, the company is placing a bigger priority on building out its charging network, including in Missouri and Kansas. The company has more than 5,400 Supercharger stations, but by year's end, it plans to boost that number to more than 10,000.


Urging Golden Ghetto Caution

Police, KDOT urge drivers to slow down in I-435 work zone

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The construction zone on eastbound I-435 between Quivira and Metcalf continues to worry officials. Not because of the construction itself, but the countless drivers who continue to speed through the area. Although the speed limit is 55, many construction workers and drivers have felt their lives have been at risk of the rampant speeding.


The 71 Speedway Sorta Returns

Drivers who use 71-Highway will soon see signs for an increased speed limit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- You can expect to see new signs go up along part of 71-Highway as early as this week, which will signal an increase in the speed limit. The impacted section includes 71-highway from Three Trails Crossing to just south of 75th Street.


Celebrate More Toy Train Eco-Devo

KC Council to vote on another hotel project along downtown streetcar route

A Kansas City Council committee gave the green light Wednesday to a $25 million hotel project that would be built without incentives next to the downtown streetcar route. The full council votes Thursday. The Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee endorsed the development plan for a 132-unit Hampton Inn & Suites at 16th and Main streets.


Bus Stop Conversation

Northeast Newscast Episode 8: discussing the new RideKC Freedom service w/ KCATA CEO Robbie Makinen

By Paul Thompson KANSAS CITY, Missouri - This week on the Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson will discuss the new app-based transit service RideKC Freedom with Kansas City Area Transportation Authority CEO Robbie Makinen. The service is built around the paratransit community in Kansas City, but when the app goes live on May 1, it will also be available to the general public.


And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

2 Comments:

Anonymous said...

Hotel being built without incentives? I wonder who is getting bribed?! Lyin' Sly!

Anonymous said...

I thought the streetcar didn't encourage development, and....oh right you're full of shit.