Tuesday, November 12, 2019
FREE BUS RIDES & BIKE LANES: WHAT ARE KANSAS CITY TRANSIT PRIORITIES?!?!
Kansas City is ready to talk transit and that's mostly just a series of restrictions against drivers automobiles.
Here's the legislation that's mostly serves as a low-key backdoor effort to push through the $400-MILLION bike plan . . .
RESOLUTION NO. 190951: Develop recommendations for a transit priority policy that provides guidance for the provision of various types of transit priority treatments on city streets; directing the City Manager to collaborate with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority and engage relevant City boards and commissions and stakeholder groups in the development of recommendations for a transit priority policy . . .
A list of best practice transit priority treatments and guidance for their use including, without limitation:
- traffic signal priority;
- queue jumps;
- signal synchronization;
- in-lane transit stops;
- dedicated transit lanes;
- pedestrian signal automation;
The first big city effort of it's kind in the U.S. -- This program also includes preliminary budgeting for freebie bus rides as Kansas City learns to love socialism like the rest of the nation.
Accordingly . . .
MAYOR QUINTON LUCAS & THE NEW COUNCIL HATE CARS?!?!? TKC BLOG COMMUNITY NOTICES DRIVERS EXCLUDED FROM THIS DISCUSSION DESPITE THEIR DOMINANCE OF LOCAL ROADS!!!
It seems that representatives of the most prevealent form of transportation should be a part of the discussion as the City Hall discussion seems controlled by BIKE-SUPREMACISTS rather than equitable and inclusive discourse.
Developing . . .