KCMO http://kcur.org en Downtown Kansas City Streetcar Project: What's Next? http://kcur.org/post/downtown-kansas-city-streetcar-project-whats-next <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Construction has already begun on the first leg of </span><a href="http://www.kcstreetcar.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Kansas City’s streetcar system</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The two mile line will run between the River Market area and Crown Center.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Now officials are looking at potential routes for a second leg and beyond. Where should the second leg go? Is it inevitable that route No. 2 will extend to the Plaza and maybe </span>UMKC<span style="line-height: 1.5;">?</span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:13:02 +0000 Steve Kraske & Stephen Steigman 47136 at http://kcur.org Downtown Kansas City Streetcar Project: What's Next? KC Superintendent Expects Accreditation Return http://kcur.org/post/kc-superintendent-expects-accreditation-return <p></p><p><font size="3" style="font-size: 13pt">Kansas City, Missouri's superintendent of schools expects to break some good news to the community later this month. </font></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 05:27:34 +0000 Steve Bell 41920 at http://kcur.org KC Superintendent Expects Accreditation Return What Happens To All Of Kansas City's Garbage? http://kcur.org/post/what-happens-all-kansas-citys-garbage <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">How is it that all 2 million people in and around Kansas City don’t wake up surrounded by garbage every morning?</span></p><p>Think about it, every day 2 million people eat three meals a day; disposing&nbsp;packages, tissues, paper cups and much more throughout the day.</p><p>Where does it all go and how does it get managed?</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 22:41:32 +0000 Suzanne Hogan, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 40255 at http://kcur.org What Happens To All Of Kansas City's Garbage? Full Council To Take Up Health Levy Today http://kcur.org/post/full-council-take-health-levy-today <p>Kansas City’s health levy has long funded ambulance services and other care for residents without insurance or a means to pay. A portion of that levy is temporary, and it expires next year.</p><p>While much has changed since the levy was first introduced, city leaders and proponents of the tax are pushing to renew that temporary portion for nine more years. The full council is slated to take up the <a href="http://cityclerk.kcmo.org/liveweb/Documents/Document.aspx?q=0IiPTj1eTbmqjvO4KOK8JBRNjT5vfilzo7Lk%2btSuqxHy8HusiLMVZ10GUlSmXmnYf9bWl4FP%2f3vEg%2bhjLevS3w%3d%3d">proposed renewal</a> later today, and doing so could pave the way for a popular vote on the tax this spring.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:11:11 +0000 Elana Gordon 30540 at http://kcur.org Full Council To Take Up Health Levy Today Main Core Makeover Nears http://kcur.org/post/main-core-makeover-nears <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-534fcf8bc572b-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-534fcf8bc572b-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="534fcf8bc572b-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-922532.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – Nine blocks of Kansas City Main Street leading into Westport from the north are about to get a pedestrian-friendly makeover.</p> Tue, 07 Sep 2010 23:16:13 +0000 Dan Verbeck 7040 at http://kcur.org Main Core Makeover Nears