Wednesday, October 04, 2017
TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! KANSAS CITY TOY TRAIN STREETCAR RIDERSHIP PLUMMETS YEAR TO DATE!!!
The novelty of Kansas City's streetcar is wearing off as ridership stats continue to reveal a steep decline compared with last year's numbers from the same period.
Here's the latest data . . .
On the surface of it, that's impressive but let's compare this to last September.
In Sept. 2016 the streetcar reported ridership of 180,022 compared with the latest numbers from this month totaling only 155,117.
LAST MONTH COMPARED TO SEPTEMBER 2016 REVEALS A DRASTIC RIDERSHIP DECLINE OF 13.83%!!!
This news is devastating considering that colder weather soon approaching tanked streetcar ridership last year.
And so . . .
These numbers are important as Kansas City activists and even the port authority continues to push expansion despite a CITYWIDE vote calling for a FULL STOP without approval from all KCMO voters and a court fight that could bring construction plans to a halt.
Developing . . .