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by DaveKCMO
Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport's fate post-P&L
Replies: 1459
Views: 107728

Re: Westport's fate post-P&L

Many cities have free bus along key shopping/tourist districts (like Denver's 16th St Mall) but is there any US city with several free bus lines for purpose of commutes or broader connectivity? there are no US cities our size with citywide free transit. most are either college or resort towns, or o...
by DaveKCMO
Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 947
Views: 47647

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

That's not on every application form prior to submissions, especially if you're working on automated submission of your website. https://streetcarvote.org/ Again, details matter. which is why you should read what you sign, especially when it says "I declare under penalties of perjury that I am...
by DaveKCMO
Fri Apr 21, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 947
Views: 47647

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

That's another area for confusion. Nothing on the ballot request form says that someone has to contact a phone number to get their status for receiving a ballot. That's the kind of thing someone can file a grievance and mess with the election. FROM THE APPLICATION ITSELF: Questions should be addres...
by DaveKCMO
Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 947
Views: 47647

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

question about qualification for the ballot. If for some reason you do not qualify for a ballot for some technical reason (like incorrectly filling out the form, but otherwise qualifying) will you be notified in advance that you do not qualify or do they simply not send you a ballot when the time c...
by DaveKCMO
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 947
Views: 47647

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

ballot application sessions in midtown all weekend: https://www.facebook.com/pg/streetcarneighbors/events/ we've automated the application process, so all you have to do is show up, fill out a web form on an ipad, sign with your finger, then we fax it electronically right there. try the form yoursel...
by DaveKCMO
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport's fate post-P&L
Replies: 1459
Views: 107728

Re: Westport's fate post-P&L

Yes, this was an OHP meeting actually. Please come to the next one, we will be discussing the OPUS development more. I believe the next will be on June 21st. Have you gotten signed up for the streetcar election yet? We're having an OHP signup at Mother Earth Coffee this Sunday from 11-6. events all...
by DaveKCMO
Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: New Broadway Bridge
Replies: 191
Views: 12502

Re: New Broadway Bridge

KCPowercat wrote:http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article145753459.html

Toll gates, which were part of the original bridge, could also be part of the solution, Minder said.

“That’s how we funded it the first time,” he said.

=D>


here's the presentation wes gave: https://t.co/G9GKYGzCbU
by DaveKCMO
Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:46 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Status and future of the River Market area??
Replies: 1564
Views: 111168

Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

Riverite wrote:Does the River Market have a height ordinance?


The Greater Downtown Area Plan "recommends" a 75' maximum for the whole River Market (and dense mixed use). The parcels are already zoned UR.
by DaveKCMO
Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport's fate post-P&L
Replies: 1459
Views: 107728

Re: Westport's fate post-P&L

the hottest club in westport is BEE OH AY. it's got everything: fake benton murals, dead-behind-the-eyes tellers, and predatory lending.
by DaveKCMO
Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Status and future of the River Market area??
Replies: 1564
Views: 111168

Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2017/04/19/epoch-developments-river-market-proposal.html "I didn't really endorse that, nor did I know they were doing it," Slawson said of Kansas City-based B+A Architecture's presentation. "But it is based on my vision." Slawson said t...
by DaveKCMO
Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport's fate post-P&L
Replies: 1459
Views: 107728

Re: Westport's fate post-P&L

mykn wrote:Do you have a link to that quote?


Unfortunately, no. It was in a meeting.
by DaveKCMO
Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: AMC and Ten Main Center
Replies: 70
Views: 6903

Re: AMC and Ten Main Center

smh wrote:The word on the street used to be that Mildred's was going to move to Commerce Tower so they'd have an exterior entrance.


no longer a thing.
by DaveKCMO
Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 947
Views: 47647

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

two new TDD maps -- one enhanced (darker TDD boundary, more contrast with area outside the boundary) and one simplified (TDD boundary and streetcar starter line and extension only):

https://www.16thcircuit.org/district-boundary-map

you're welcome.
by DaveKCMO
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: AMC and Ten Main Center
Replies: 70
Views: 6903

Re: AMC and Ten Main Center

Brodees wrote:
KCPowercat wrote:Any idea if what they are doing in the first floor / basement area?


Notta. They've been mum about that southeast corner and I haven't seen much of any activity there, so I'm assuming there's nothing on the immediate horizon.


if they were wise, they'd move mildred's to that spot.
by DaveKCMO
Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport's fate post-P&L
Replies: 1459
Views: 107728

Re: Westport's fate post-P&L

the current owner (not opus) has said he will tear the bank building down regardless of what happens (and start charging for the surface parking). take that for what it's worth.
by DaveKCMO
Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 947
Views: 47647

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

I hope everyone realizes that now is a good time to channel all that disappointment and frustration into seeing this expansion passed. Actually, not "seeing it passed" but helping make it pass in concrete, real world ways. And I don't just mean voting for it. bingo. please PM me to volunt...
by DaveKCMO
Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: Made Urban Apparel - 1110 Grand
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Made Urban Apparel - 1110 Grand

Made Urban Apparel opened at 1110 Grand today. Here's the crowd to get in:

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Pretty amazing for retail on Grand on a Saturday afternoon.
by DaveKCMO
Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 947
Views: 47647

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

http://www.kctv5.com/story/35153400/voters-to-decide-on-kansas-city-streetcar-track-expansion Compare that story to this one... I thought I understood what was going on, is this one full of errors? http://fox4kc.com/2017/04/14/kc-streetcar-expansion-rides-on-the-decision-of-voters-with-property-alo...
by DaveKCMO
Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: AMC and Ten Main Center
Replies: 70
Views: 6903

Re: AMC and Ten Main Center

per a tenant in the building, they're converting some additional floors to residential.
by DaveKCMO
Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Traders on Grand
Replies: 56
Views: 9570

Re: Traders on Grand

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2017/04/11/traders-on-grand-conversion-block-sunflower.html The project, scheduled for completion by October 2018, will include one- and two-bedroom apartments plus a couple of larger penthouse units on the top floor. Mesmer said all of the apartment tenant...

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