Tuesday, February 20, 2018
NEWSFLASH!!! KANSAS CITY TOY TRAIN STREETCAR FAILS IN ICE AGAIN WHILST BUSES PICK UP SLACK!!!
The Streetcar was down ALL OF TUESDAY because of ice while buses kept running . . .
Toy train confirmation . . .
#kcstreetcar service currently suspended due to ice storm. Service is running w/ 2 @ridekc buses on the route w/ arrivals every 15 mins. Thank you for your patience. Will post updates.
Sadly, that was a morning message and the toy train never got back online today white it's Twitter presence kept sharing hype with fanboys.
And so . . .
THIS IS THE SECOND ALL-DAY STREETCAR ICE FAIL THIS WINTER!!! THE TOY TRAIN SIMPLY ISN'T RELIABLE IN THE TYPICAL KANSAS CITY COLD WEATHER!!!
As streetcar advocates tout expansion, the ice problems have yet to be addressed and present a major weakness in this mode of transit.
Developing . . .