Kansas City Bus Riders Dream Of How They'll Charge Their Tesla One Fine Day

The pricey toy car fantasy helps smooth out the potholes . . .

Local engineering company Burns & McDonnell is getting in on the effort by helping figure out how to produce, distribute, and store energy needed to charge batteries. A big part of that is figuring out what public and private charging infrastructure will look like.

“A lot of the problems that we see in the industry are related to people’s neighborhoods,” said Burns & McDonnell Vice President of Energy Storage Chris Ruckman. “The infrastructure is not designed for everyone to go and charge their vehicles at 6 p.m.”

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Kansas City trying to lead the charge towards EVs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City metro is starting to figure out how it will become a leader in the future of electric vehicles, even while they are generally more expensive than their gas-powered counterparts and before charging infrastructure is widely available.