Tonight there's another indication of Kansas City controversy and push back for the toy train streetcar.
KICK-ASS TKC TIPSTERS TELL US THAT TONIGHT'S KANSAS CITY CITIZENS ASSOCIATION MEETUP INCLUDED AN EPIC DUST-UP WHEREIN ACCUSATIONS WENT FLYING AND STREETCAR SPEAKERS DECLINED TO MAKE THEIR PRESENTATION!!!
Remember that we had a bit or preview to this event yesterday . . .
But now . . .
COUNCIL LADY JAN MARCASON AND STREETCAR LAWYER DUDE DOUG STONE DIDN'T WANT TO TALK TO THE CITIZENS ASSOCIATION TONIGHT!!!
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There was behind the scenes chatter about some radio appearance or whatever . . . Is it possible that toy train streetcar cheerleaders are confusing Dan Cofran with Dan Coffey???
To be fair . . . Insiders point out that Mr. Cofran hasn't declared his allegiance or opposition to the streetcar even though we all think he's gonna try to be Mayor again.
But here's where it gets even better . . .
KANSAS CITY INSIDERS CLAIM THAT RECENTLY COUNCIL LADY JAN MARCASON AND DOUG STONE WERE SUBJECT TO A PUBLIC SMACKDOWN FROM PLAZA HIGH RISE DENIZENS AGAINST HIGHER TAXES AND THEY DIDN'T WANT A REPEAT OF THE PUBLIC HUMILIATION!!!
We might never know what motivates toy train streetcar cheerleaders other than consulting contracts and/or the love of Mayor Sly . . . But here's what we're reporting for certain. . .
Citizens Association denizens didn't take kindly to the smack in the face from Marcason and Stone . . .
Update: And to make all of this even more confusing, we hear that some of the hateration is related to the ambulance-billing hot mess too...
Meanwhile, yet another community meeting ends divisively on the topic of Kansas City transit.
Developing . . .