Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Kansas City Thursday Night Link Look

Mariah Lee hotness inspires this evening collection of all the important links from today. Take a look:

Kansas City Ride-Share Comeback

Lyft and Kansas City may reunite thanks to new ride-sharing law

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Monday signed legislation that could bring the ride-sharing company Lyft back to the Kansas City market. Passed with strong support from Missouri lawmakers, Gov. Greitens' signature sets forth regulations for ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft, including licensing fees, background checks and inspections.

Garbage House Deadline Coming Soon

$999 home deadline fast approaching

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Remember the game show "Let's Make A Deal?" Well, Monty Hall would be so proud of the Kansas City Missouri Land Bank. Because, here's the deal: buy a home for $999. That's right. Less than one thousand smackers.

Fear The Big Toy Train Party

KC Streetcar to celebrate first birthday with party May 6

Kansas City's downtown streetcar will celebrate its first birthday May 6 with a party, games, food trucks and cake at Union Station. At the same time, Union Station will unveil improvements to make the streetcar's southern end safer and more welcoming.

Bus Route Conversation

KCATA proposes bus route changes but wants public feedback before finalizing plans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Thousands of people who use public transportation could be affected by proposed KCATA bus service route changes, but KCATA wants your feedback before they are finalized. The KCATA is making these changes to 22 routes in order to make them more efficient because of lower ridership.

Northeast Kansas City Crime Talk

NE KC Violence Reduction Initiative seeking public input

By Paul Thompson KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The NE KC Violence Reduction Initiative would like assistance from Historic Northeast residents in identifying some of the most violent portions of the area. To that end, the group is asking residents to become part of the solution by utilizing a public input web map to point out areas where they don't feel safe.

Tribute To Trash Re-purposed

Ripple Glass collects its one billionth recycled glass bottle

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The glass recycling company, Ripple Glass, collected its one billionth bottle Thursday morning. Since 2009, Ripple Glass has put large purple bins all throughout the city, collecting glass bottles and jars.

Downtown Artsy Good News

Missouri Senate passes funding for Downtown Arts Campus

All that remains between the University of Missouri-Kansas City's new Downtown arts campus and the state funding needed to build it is the signature of Gov. Eric Greitens. The Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would authorize the state to borrow $48 million through a bond issue to help fund the arts campus, which would be adjacent to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

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Anonymous said...

Meanwhile, the Buck O'Neill bridge is about to fall into the river....

Anonymous said...

Uh huh..cause you're an engineer now huh?^^^

Anonymous said...

So I guess with all these priorities fixing the roads and fighting crime is out, eh?