Russ Johnson http://kcur.org en Kansas City Streetcar Plan Moving Forward http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-streetcar-plan-moving-forward <p></p><p>It will cost about $1 million per mile to lay groundwork for a Kansas City streetcar line, and the city is moving forward on expanding a startup.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The original has yet to be built.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p>The City Council may decide before the week ends whether to borrow $10 million to start moving on phase-two of the streetcar system.</p><p>The city would borrow for engineering work to get what may be a $400 million added streetcar line.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 00:22:26 +0000 Dan Verbeck 46059 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Streetcar Plan Moving Forward Mayor Says Thank You Kansas City; Street Repairs To Begin This Fall http://kcur.org/post/mayor-says-thank-you-kansas-city-street-repairs-begin-fall <p>Kansas City M0. Mayor Sly James said Tuesday afternoon that resurfacing roads around the city could begin as early as next month thanks to the overwhelming passage of Question 1 in the August election.</p><p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 19:22:51 +0000 Laura Ziegler 24325 at http://kcur.org Mayor Says Thank You Kansas City; Street Repairs To Begin This Fall City Council Moves Streetcar Plan Forward http://kcur.org/post/city-council-moves-streetcar-plan-forward <p>Kansas City, Missouri has taken another step toward a formal bid for federal help to establish a downtown streetcar line.</p><p>The city council approved a pair of resolutions that would let voters in a proposed Transportation Development District weigh in on whether to make the district a quasi-governmental entity and whether to increase sales and property taxes in it to pay for the streetcar plan.</p><p>Councilman Russ Johnson said it&#39;s time for the city to show that it has a plan that would qualify it for a federal TIGER grant.</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 15:01:30 +0000 Steve Bell 11157 at http://kcur.org City Council Moves Streetcar Plan Forward