Out of 459 voters, 318 favored the transportation development district in downtown Kansas City. This district will be a special taxing district to help pay for a downtown Kansas City streetcar. This is a huge milestone for transit in the Kansas City region!
“We won…with this vote, the city is very confident that the taxes necessary to implement the street car system will be approved by the same voter pool,” said City Councilman Russ Johnson.
The city plans on constructing a 2-mile, $101 million line from Union Station to the River Market. For the full article, click here.