The behind the scenes on this story is that that dude in charge is confronting major political pushback behind the scenes from those who are still upset about the antics of the former County Exec who was sent to the federal pen.
Take a look at a scene that KCMO taxpayers could soon finance:
Robbie Makinen, CEO of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, has more important matters to discuss than his inability to see. Ask about his vision loss, and he'll redirect the conversation. Yes, he said, he woke up completely blind one morning in 2013, but, "let's talk about free transit."