KC Streetcar Authority

KC Streetcar operates a 2.2-mile route along Main Street in downtown Kansas City, Mo., from the River Market to Union Station/Crown Center. Six streetcars serve the route’s 16 stops. (Photograph: William C. Vantuono)

KC Streetcar Eyes East-West Expansion

The KC Streetcar Authority (KCSA) and the Kansas City (Mo.) Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) are planning to study East-West multi-modal transit options, starting in 2022.

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KC Streetcar slated for May start-up

In Kansas City, Mo., the two-mile, $102 million KC Streetcar (also know as RideKC Streetcar) will begin revenue service May 6, 2016. It operates through the heart of downtown, connecting the city’s River Market; Central Business District; Crossroads Arts District, Union Station and Crown Center neighborhoods.