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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by WoodDraw » Thu May 10, 2018 7:50 pm

KCPowercat wrote:glad to hear everybody involved is looking longterm not "hey we are making money, let's cut my rate a dime"
I agree with this too btw

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by DaveKCMO » Thu May 10, 2018 7:56 pm

WoodDraw wrote:Is there anyway we could get you guys to start publishing everything you do instead of having to file foia requests? I feel like you're far more secretive then you have any justification of being.
Come to our meetings! http://kcstreetcar.org/news-events/meetings/

I'll inquire about the latency with posting meeting minutes.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by WoodDraw » Thu May 10, 2018 8:09 pm

DaveKCMO wrote:
WoodDraw wrote:Is there anyway we could get you guys to start publishing everything you do instead of having to file foia requests? I feel like you're far more secretive then you have any justification of being.
Come to our meetings! http://kcstreetcar.org/news-events/meetings/

I'll inquire about the latency with posting meeting minutes.
Thank you, and as I've said it's all out of love. Most of us have jobs that aren't okay with just leaving

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by DaveKCMO » Thu May 10, 2018 8:14 pm

Understood. I try to be more transparent than the rest of my peers. You can always ask and I'm usually able to tell.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by KCPowercat » Thu May 10, 2018 10:18 pm

WD...what did you mean by publish everything you do? Like stats or decisions or budgets? I'm on board with that just wondering what you think isn't being openly available.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by wahoowa » Sat May 19, 2018 8:15 am

saw a traffic backup behind the SB streetcar at or a little south of the P&L stop about 20 mins ago. police lights behind it and someone directing traffic. i rerouted at 13th to make an appointment, does anyone have any idea?

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by KCPowercat » Sat May 19, 2018 8:21 am

Only the alert that streetcar link is running

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by gfenn11 » Sat May 19, 2018 5:38 pm

I was riding a NB streetcar right after the incident happened (before any Streetcar/police vehicles arrived), and it appeared to me at least that the truck driver must have run the red light or turned in front of the streetcar and struck the front or front corner.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by WoodDraw » Sat May 19, 2018 5:48 pm

I heard the truck ran a red light, but I didn't see it.

It'd be interesting if every streetcar published accidents per mile rates. I wonder where we fall on the spectrum.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by KCPowercat » Sun May 20, 2018 8:49 am

The streetcar was quick to publish videos of the first crash to media but each subsequent crash since then they haven't given out any video... Wonder why?

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by normalthings » Sun May 20, 2018 9:07 am

My guess.
It was important for people to realize that the streetcar isn't the one starting crashes. It is wreckless drivers. If you take a look at the KC Reddit, basically everyone is strongly in agreement with that statement. Publishing the videos the first time help d created that sentiment(a good thing), but continueing to publish them isn't good pr.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by flyingember » Sun May 20, 2018 9:17 am

ldai_phs wrote:My guess.
but continueing to publish them isn't good pr.
This

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by DaveKCMO » Sun May 20, 2018 3:19 pm

WoodDraw wrote:I heard the truck ran a red light, but I didn't see it.

It'd be interesting if every streetcar published accidents per mile rates. I wonder where we fall on the spectrum.
It’s low, even for US streetcar systems.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by normalthings » Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:35 pm

Unpopular Opinion: the grey streetcars are ugly.

I really enjoy the lovely colors that the party car has been “painted” with. I wish we would have picked a livelier paibt schene fir our cars

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by KCTOGA » Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:16 pm

Judge dismisses streetcar opposition. Vote is good to go!

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by KCPowercat » Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:44 pm

ldai_phs wrote:Unpopular Opinion: the grey streetcars are ugly.

I really enjoy the lovely colors that the party car has been “painted” with. I wish we would have picked a livelier paibt schene fir our cars
I don't want to be in here when Dave and the bloodbath comes

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by beautyfromashes » Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:48 pm

ldai_phs wrote:Unpopular Opinion: the grey streetcars are ugly.
I’ve always been confused: Is it grey or gray?

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by shinatoo » Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:50 pm

beautyfromashes wrote:
ldai_phs wrote:Unpopular Opinion: the grey streetcars are ugly.
I’ve always been confused: Is it grey or gray?
Both are correct. Grey is more popular in the US, gray in the UK.
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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by DaveKCMO » Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:00 pm

ldai_phs wrote:Unpopular Opinion: the grey streetcars are ugly.

I really enjoy the lovely colors that the party car has been “painted” with. I wish we would have picked a livelier paibt schene fir our cars
I wanted red, but was convinced to support the "timeless" scheme we have now.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by chingon » Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:38 pm

shinatoo wrote:
beautyfromashes wrote:
ldai_phs wrote:Unpopular Opinion: the grey streetcars are ugly.
I’ve always been confused: Is it grey or gray?
Both are correct. Grey is more popular in the US, gray in the UK.


Switch spelling or countries and you’d be correct.

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