KCATA Hosts Meetings to Discuss Long-term Vision of Downtown Transit
KCATA to Host Two Public Meetings to Discuss the Long-term Vision of Downtown Transit
More information: Visit the Downtown Transit Vision page.
(Kansas City, Mo. – July 8, 2014) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will host two public meetings on Thursday, July 17, to discuss Kansas City’s long-term vision for downtown transit.
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is asking for public input as they develop a strategic plan for Downtown’s transit future. This vision to create a more intuitive, faster and integrated system includes:
- Transit emphasis corridors along Grand Blvd. (north and south) and 11th and 12th streets (east and west)
- Dedicated bus lanes and improved transit stations
- Two new transit hubs The project is one part of a comprehensive downtown transit plan that includes the Prospect MAX line and the extension of the KC Streetcar starter line into three additional corridors
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will host two public meetings on Thursday, July 17, to discuss Kansas City’s long-term vision for downtown transit.
11:30 am–1:30 pm: Kansas City Central Library Multi-purpose Room, Vault Level. 14 W. 10th Street, Kansas City, Mo.
Brief presentation at 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.
(Parking garage at northwest corner of 10th & Baltimore)
Several Metro routes travel near the library, including Main St. MAX, Troost MAX, 47-Broadway, 71-Prospect, 173-Casino Cruiser and many more routes.
5–6:30 pm: Kansas City Design Center, 1018 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo.
Brief presentation at 5:15 p.m.
(On-street parking available)
Several Metro routes travel near the Design Center, including Main St. MAX, Troost MAX, 71-Prospect, 173-Casino Cruiser and many more routes.
Brief presentations will be made at 11:45 a.m., 12:45 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. to introduce the downtown service concept to simplify and enhance transit options for downtown transit customers.
The public will then be invited to view, ask questions and comment on proposed downtown route changes along the transit emphasis corridors and on the conceptual designs of proposed transit facilities.
For more information about the downtown transit concept and additional materials, visit the Downtown Transit Vision page.