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by DaveKCMO
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 1086
Views: 58551

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

Sealed until they are handed over to the election board after the August 1 deadline.
by DaveKCMO
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: UMKC Conservatory of Music considers move to downtown
Replies: 215
Views: 22837

Re: UMKC Conservatory of Music considers move to downtown

Holding it ransom for the special session? Never gonna happen after this long? Tell me!
by DaveKCMO
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Main Street MAX
Replies: 1311
Views: 67907

Re: Main Street MAX

It's not the most used route.
by DaveKCMO
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)
Replies: 173
Views: 13526

Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

My personal prediction: September
by DaveKCMO
Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 1746
Views: 147192

Re: Misc Crossroads News

agreed, but what do you think about 75% vs 100% abatement?
by DaveKCMO
Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: The Rabbit Hole KC- The World's First Explorastorium
Replies: 6
Views: 547

Re: The Rabbit Hole KC- The World's First Explorastorium

rabbit hole has vacated their temporary home on southwest boulevard. new location is in progress, but hasn't been announced.
by DaveKCMO
Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)
Replies: 173
Views: 13526

Re: OFFICIAL - City Club Apartments (former Midwest Hotel)

alley vacation is on the july 18 CPC agenda.
by DaveKCMO
Tue Jun 27, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Collison's downtown development blog - CityScene
Replies: 2
Views: 227

Collison's downtown development blog - CityScene

http://cityscenekc.com/

former star reporter kevin collison has started a blog focused on downtown development. much needed!
by DaveKCMO
Tue Jun 27, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - New England Building
Replies: 13
Views: 1054

Re: OFFICIAL - New England Building

by DaveKCMO
Tue Jun 27, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 1746
Views: 147192

Re: Misc Crossroads News

abbott to seek incentives for six east crossroads projects: http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/n ... roads.html
by DaveKCMO
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Main Street MAX
Replies: 1311
Views: 67907

Re: Main Street MAX

we're not talking about my preferences here. i'm just conveying the conversations i've heard. upgrading independence and north oak to MAX requires additional operating funds (especially true if you leave the local service in place) and that has to come from somewhere.
by DaveKCMO
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Main Street MAX
Replies: 1311
Views: 67907

Re: Main Street MAX

The X2 v DC streetcar comparison is flawed. The X2 goes way further than the initial streetcar segment and runs more frequently than the streetcar. Main Street MAX is not particularly useful south of Plaza, with headways no higher than 20 min during weekday peaks. Streetcar will run more frequently ...
by DaveKCMO
Mon Jun 26, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building
Replies: 160
Views: 19675

Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

Copaken is just part of the Corrigan team, unlike many of their other developments downtown.
by DaveKCMO
Mon Jun 26, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Main Street MAX
Replies: 1311
Views: 67907

Re: Main Street MAX

You assume the streetcar implementation will be be same in Midtown as it is downtown. That is not assured.
by DaveKCMO
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Main Street MAX
Replies: 1311
Views: 67907

Re: Main Street MAX

You'll have to make the case that the ridership on something like that would be greater than the other investments.
by DaveKCMO
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Main Street MAX
Replies: 1311
Views: 67907

Re: Main Street MAX

The 51x still exists for that limited use case.
by DaveKCMO
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building
Replies: 160
Views: 19675

Re: OFFICIAL - Corrigan Building

It will be additional retail/office if they can find a tenant (or financing for spec).
by DaveKCMO
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Main Street MAX
Replies: 1311
Views: 67907

Re: Main Street MAX

It will not stay. A few schools of thought for the $5 million in annual operations that go to Main Street MAX: - Move to Independence (MAX upgrade study starts this year) - Move to Broadway (ridership in his corridor has been problematic, and IMO is now in a "death spiral") - Distribtute t...
by DaveKCMO
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Crossroads Parking & Transportation Survey
Replies: 4
Views: 461

Re: Crossroads Parking & Transportation Survey

results of the study are now available online: http://kcmo.gov/publicworks/crossroads-parking/

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