One of the first stadiums purpose-built for a women’s professional sports team will be named for Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC), which on Oct. 19 reported signing a 10-year naming rights agreement with the National Women’s Soccer League’s (NWSL) Kansas City (KC) Current.
Coree Cuff Lonergan is joining the Broward County (Fla.) Transportation Department (BCTD) as Director of Transportation/General Manager. Also, Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) has appointed Ryan Houfek as At-Large Director and Rob Cannizzaro as Chief Operating Officer; and Kansas City (Mo.) Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) has named Frank White III President and CEO.
Responding to increased ridership, KC Streetcar in Missouri extends weeknight service hours. Also, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) holds community open houses for the Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project; North Carolina’s intercity passenger rail service breaks annual ridership record; Chicago’s Metra highlights record-breaking year for competitive federal grant funding; and Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) offers college students a new mobile fare collection option, U-Pass SmarTrip®.
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.
Kansas City just extended its fare-free streetcar service to its buses, according to 435Mag.com.
KC Streetcar ridership continued to grow steadily in 2018, including its best-ever one-day total since opening in 2016.
The Federal Transit Administration certified Missouri’s rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program ahead of the April 15, 2019, deadline.
The fare-free KC Streetcar recently logged its 5 millionth ride in less than 2-1/2 years of service.
Federal regulators have approved a major step forward for development of a planned expansion of the streetcar system in Kansas City.
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.