Kansas City’s Downtown Streetcar is moving full speed ahead. The two-mile line will run largely on Main Street from the River Market to Union Station. The streetcar will run in existing street lanes, just like other vehicles.Read More >>
In 2008, voters defeated a proposal to fund a light rail line from Vivion Road and North Oak Trafficway to Bruce R. Watkins Roadway and 63rd Street. KCATA has available documents related to the planning and evaluation of the proposal.Read More >>
Bus Rapid Transit premiered with the MAX in July, 2005. The next BRT line in The Metro system - Troost MAX - is under construction.Read More >>
KCATA studying the possibility of enhanced transit service along Kansas City’s Prospect Ave. corridor from downtown to 85th St. The Prospect Corridor is served by KCATA’s second busiest route, 71-Prospect, with about 6,000 passengers on a typical weekday.
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KCATA and Unified Government Transit have secured federal TIGER funding to improve the existing Minnesota/State Avenue transit corridor. The improvements will be made along the transit route that begins at the 10th & Main MetroCenter in downtown Kansas City, Mo., travels through Downtown Kansas City, Ks., and ends at Village West at 109th and Parallel Parkway in Wyandotte County before returning in the opposite direction. The route will serve activity centers and neighborhoods along State and Minnesota avenues. State Avenue Connex will be complete in 2013.Read More >>
TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) is a discretionary grant program of the U.S. Department of Transportation funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. In 2010, the Kansas City region was awarded, on a competitive basis, $50 million in TIGER funding to make transportation infrastructure improvements along several regional transit corridors and in the Green Impact Zone in Kansas City, Mo.
To track the progress on these projects visit the TIGER Tracker.Read More >>
Art will be a prominent feature on the MAX on Troost BRT line. Three pieces of public art will be located at MAX stations, and the new Troost Bridge over Brush Creek will also incorporate art.Read More >>
Capital federal funds are being used for planning, construction, vehicles, stations, technology. Local entities are providing a required match of $6.1 Million, or 20 percent.Read More >>
Troost MAX will incorporate green features and technologies.Read More >>
Troost MAX will travel from the 10th & Main MetroCenter through downtown, the Crossroads district, Hospital Hill and south along Troost to Bannister. The route will travel on Bannister Road, east to The Trails Transit Center at 89th & Hillcrest.Read More >>