The writer is director of municipal policy at the Show-Me Institute in Kansas City, Missouri, a think tank that promotes public policies that advance free- market principles. As Omahans consider spending hundreds of millions of dollars for a streetcar system, proponents point to Kansas City as an example of a successful system.
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Kansas City Toy Train Critics Take Arguments Against Streetcar Transit To Omaha
Sadly, this article is hidden behind a paywall but we're all pretty well-versed in the toy train debate . . . What's important here is that locals are engaged throughout the nation in attempting to debunk streetcar hype that's mostly unchallenged locally AND KC as an example of streetcar's economic benefit is now something beyond a one-sided story.