New KCI Solution To Traffic Hot Mess: Crackdown On Drivers

Rather than taking any responsibility . . . New KCI has consistently blamed drivers for bad design and poor signage.

Here's the latest development in that effort . . .

Joe McBride, KCI’s spokesperson, said for now, traffic control officers aren’t citing drivers parked at the curb. But soon, they’ll have to. Violators could also have their cars towed in serious circumstances. McBride didn't know when the grace period will end.

“Since 9/11 or possibly before, you couldn’t leave a vehicle unattended or sit for any length of time,” McBride said. “It’s more of an issue now because we have less curb space. We really need to keep things moving for the convenience of everyone.”

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KCI officials could soon cite drivers parking at curb, causing backups

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Officials at Kansas City International Airport call it a grace period. Traffic outside the brand new KCI terminal, which opened one week ago, continues to be congested. It's often the product of people parking at the curb, awaiting incoming passengers. Airport leaders said they'll eventually have to take action.

Traffic troubles at the new KCI for arriving travelers

Operations are in full swing at the new Kansas City International Airport terminal.While Kansas Citians have largely been wowed by the new KCI, some people are having trouble getting there. Traffic troubles have cropped up at the curb as drivers try to adjust to the new flow of traffic at the airport.At times, especially in the evening, drivers have been stuck in significant back-ups as they arrive at the airport.

Occasional empty cars at the curb, traffic issues persist at new KCI terminal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For about one week now, passengers have landed at the new terminal at Kansas City International Airport. But now it's post-flight jitters hitting some travelers waiting to be picked up. Airport officials say certain drivers are parking-some even abandoning-their cars at the curb, waiting to pick up their passengers.

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