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The Kansas City Streetcar operates within the city of Kansas City, Missouri. 

Products and Press Releases

KC Streetcar

KC Streetcar night testing its newest rail vehicle

Feb. 9, 2024
During testing sessions all traffic and on-street parking was prohibited and any vehicles found in the vicinity were towed.
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Workers lay the rail in the staging area at 27th & Main St.

Rail delivery on track for Kansas City's Main Street streetcar extension

Jan. 6, 2022
Main Street near 27th Street will be temporarily reduced to two lanes while rail is stored and welded.
KC Streetcar Authority
The area to be studied is shaded in blue.

KC Streetcar Authority, KCATA to study multimodal east-west connections

Oct. 5, 2021
The East-West study is estimated to begin in early 2022 and take approximately 12 months to complete.
Metropolitan Council
A rendering of the Hopkins station on the Southwest LRT route in Minnesota.

FTA allocates more than $544 million through the CIG Program to seven transit projects

Two of the projects have Full Funding Grant Agreements in place while five projects are advancing towards readiness to receive a construction grant agreement.
KC Streetcar
A rendering of the KC Streetcar.

KC Streetcar’s Main St. Extension gets green light from FTA

May 27, 2020
The approval moves the project into the final phase of the competitive federal program and positions the project to receive a future award of federal grant funds.
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Rendering of KC Streetcar Main Street Extension, Country Club Plaza stop RideKC Transit Hub.

KC Streetcar team selects construction manager at risk for main street extension

April 21, 2020
The Construction Manager-at-Risk Contract is being led by the KC Streetcar Constructors, a joint venture led by Herzog Contracting Corp., and Stacy and Witbeck.

Progress continues on the KC Streetcar Main Street extension

Sept. 17, 2019
The project marked a major milestone with the submission of 30 percent design documents and a request to enter the Engineering Phase of the CIG New Start Program.
Shelters, Benches and Equipment

New shelters coming to KC Streetcar's North Loop section

May 6, 2019
KC Streetcar will install two new shelters at stops serving its North Loop section.

RideKC Looks At Possible Public-Private Partnership Methods for KC Streetcar Extension

The Kansas City Streetcar Authority, in partnership with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, issued a Request for Information (RFI) for innovative project delivery ...

Articles & News

KC Streetcar Authority
Federal, municipal and transit officials marked the start of track construction for the Main Street Extension of the KC Streetcar on April 6. [KC Streetcar Authority]

Track construction begins on Kansas City Streetcar’s Main Street Extension

April 7, 2022
Track construction on the streetcar extension is expected to take 2.5 years with service projected to begin in 2025.
KC Streetcar Authority
City Manager for Kansas City, Mo., Brian David Platt, seated, signs the FFGA finalizing the $174-million in funds through the CIG Program for the KC Streetcar Main Street extension.

FTA finalizes $174 million FFGA with Kansas City for the KC Streetcar Main Street Extension

Jan. 11, 2021
The 3.5-mile extension builds upon the city’s successful “starter line” and will bring streetcar service south from Union Station to the University of Missouri – Kansas City.
KC Streetcar Authority
The KC Streetcar Riverfront Extension will benefit from a $14.2-million BUILD grant awarded to The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, Port KC and Kansas City Streetcar Authority.

Transit project FY20 BUILD grant tally stands at $67.16 million

Sept. 11, 2020
Four transit projects have been awarded more than $67 million in FY20 BUILD grants by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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