Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Kansas City Streetcar Fanboys Relentlessly Hype TAX INCREASE TOY TRAIN Extension
This "news" is mostly just a public relations note gleaned from social media. Let's not forget the "folly trolley" ALSO earned this same kind of pat on the back LAST YEAR before they were REJECTED for federal transit funds that have moved away from fixed rail transit.
In fairness, here's they feel-good story:
KSHB: Federal report ‘good news’ for KC Streetcar expansion
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Federal Transit Authority released a new report this month that shows good news for future possible funding for the Main Street extension of the KC Streetcar.
KC Streetcar executive director Tom Gerund said Tuesday the report shows the project, which would extend the streetcar line south from Union Station to 51st Street at Brookside Boulevard, “received the highest rating granted” for the category of projects.
You decide . . .