About our cheeky headline #TBT reference . . .
Accordingly . . .
KANSAS CITY LEADERS HOPE TO ORGANIZE ANARCHY ON LOCAL STREETS BY WAY CRAFTING A SIDESHOW HOTSPOT!!!
Of course, this isn't a new idea.
Credit where it's due: East side leaders have been asking for funding for this project as well.
This afternoon a local standup & East side auto enthusiast earned social media accolades for reiterating his plan for creating community-based auto events.
All things considered, there have been worse transit ideas proposed for KCMO.
Nevertheless . . .
From Mayor Cleaver's "Hot Summer nights" to Mayor Sly's pizza party plan to stop Plaza flash mobs . . . A tragic fact remains clear: Appeasing the NextGen denizens who engage in violence or create havoc never works.
Of course there's a legit argument about crafting ALTERNATIVES for youngsters in order to provide productive options.
These are two separate problems.
Nevertheless, the illegal sideshow crisis won't be solved with organized venues alone and the KCPD crackdown will likely have to escalate in order to effectively control the problem.
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The ideas include opening a local burnout park or drag racing strip; some suggestions even include rebuilding the Kansas City International Raceway that closed in 2011.
“We continue to look on ways we can enhance our options on drag racing and making sure people aren’t just going out in the street,” Mayor Quinton Lucas said. “The problem is, we can’t do that option just tomorrow, just this weekend. You have to follow the law in the meantime. There is always a possibility and something we’d like to explore.”
Developing . . .