Another Kansas City Streetcar Arriving 2024

The old school saying that hopes to cure heartbreak goes like this:

"Women are like streetcars, just wait ten minutes and another one will come along." 

The delay in Kansas City is more than double even if the politically incorrect sentiment still holds up.

Accordingly, here's an apropos news item and a quote on an upcoming toy train arrival . . . 

“As we continue to grow transportation opportunities across our community, I am thrilled to welcome our newest Kansas City Streetcar, marking yet another step toward the completion of our transformational Streetcar expansion project,” said Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas. “Investing in reliable and efficient public transportation is investing in mobility and opportunity for all Kansas Citians—creating thousands of good-paying jobs along the way. I look forward to the incredible and transformational impact the extension will have on Kansas City.”

“The delivery of KC Streetcar #807 represents the first of many exciting milestones anticipated for 2024 as we ready our system for expanded service to UMKC in 2025 and prepare for a new generation of transit connectivity in Kansas City,” said Tom Gerend, Executive Director, KC Streetcar Authority.

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KC Streetcar | Welcome KC Streetcar 807

The First of Eight New Streetcars Will Roll Into Town This Week With 2024 underway, Kansas City eagerly anticipates the conclusion of Main Street Extension construction and the arrival of eight new streetcars. The arrival of Kansas City's newest streetcar, #807, from vehicle manufacturer CAF USA, Inc.