Public Meetings About Downtown Transit Vision

Posted on: Jul 09, 2014 - 04:00 PM  Effective: Jul 17, 2014

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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.

WHAT:
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is asking for public input while developing a strategic plan for Downtown’s transit future. This vision to create a more intuitive, faster and integrated system includes:

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.

WHEN:
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.

Special Accommodations: Please notify the KCATA at 816‐346‐0311 at least 48 hours in advance if you require special accommodations to attend a forum (i.e., qualified interpreter, large print reader, hearing assistance). We will make every effort to meet reasonable requests.

More information about the downtown transit concept is available online.

Customers can submit comments about the downtown transit concept using any of the following methods:

Online Form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/downtowntransit
Mail: KCATA, Planning Dept., 1200 E. 18th St., Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816‐346‐0300 (leave comment on prerecorded line)
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

For Metro route information, call 816-221-0660 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays.