"So I guess the thought is to throw more money at it and maybe it will offer some benefits to KCMO residents at some time in the future. Instead of wasting more taxpayer dollars on obsolete fixed rail technology, should KCMO be investing new technologies including demand response platforms such as Uber? Many major US cities plan to roll out mobile on demand services in the next 5 years and KCMO keeps pushing old technology."
In 2001, the Kansas City Regional Transit Alliance stated that light rail, not streetcars or bus rapid transit, was the preferred mode of transit to modernize Kansas City's transportation system. Question 2 on the Aug. 8 ballot, which I placed via petition drive, proposes a rapid citywide rail system.