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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by FangKC » Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:39 pm

I think I heard on the local news this past week that July's First Friday weekend ridership was over 76,000. Does that sound right, Dave?

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by DaveKCMO » Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:48 pm

FangKC wrote:I think I heard on the local news this past week that July's First Friday weekend ridership was over 76,000. Does that sound right, Dave?
http://kcstreetcar.org/wp-content/uploa ... ership.pdf
For the week of July 2 – 8, 2018, the KC Streetcar recorded its highest weekly ridership to date with
78,998 rides. On Friday, July 6, 2018, which also happened to be a First Friday in downtown Kansas City
from the Crossroads District to the City Market, the KC Streetcar recorded its highest daily ridership to
date with a total of 19,181 rides. That is nearly 2,000 more rides than the previous day of May 6, 2017,
which had a daily ridership total of 17,267.
19,181 is almost the total all-day capacity of what we had running that day (four vehicles from 4-9pm, three the remainder of the day). In short, every vehicle was full on almost every run, all day long.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by mykn » Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:25 pm

Nobody uses the streetcar, it’s too crowded.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by FangKC » Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:55 pm

For comparison sake, what is the average daily and weekly ridership for the bus system?

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by flyingember » Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:10 pm

FangKC wrote:For comparison sake, what is the average daily and weekly ridership for the bus system?
https://kcstat.kcmo.org/Public-Infrastr ... 3dqr/about


The entire bus system has annual ridership 8x the streetcar

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by Critical_Mass » Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:13 am

Shelters being added to North Loop: https://cityscenekc.com/new-streetcar-s ... loop-stop/

DaveKCMO-- is there any hope for revisiting w/ the 1 KC Place property owner to get a shelter installed at SB Metro Center?

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by DaveKCMO » Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:50 am

Critical_Mass wrote:
Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:13 am
Shelters being added to North Loop: https://cityscenekc.com/new-streetcar-s ... loop-stop/

DaveKCMO-- is there any hope for revisiting w/ the 1 KC Place property owner to get a shelter installed at SB Metro Center?
Probably not until the ownership changes.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by earthling » Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:07 am

^Odd current owners don't want it as when it rains some shelter directly along the building.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by flyingember » Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:56 pm

DaveKCMO wrote:
Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:39 am
JBmidtown wrote:
DaveKCMO wrote:
FY20 budget will reflect increased service for the additional cars, so two years delivery.
So, fall of 2019?
probably. as before, there are penalties for the manufacturer being late.
We’re getting close to the one year countdown on the new trains.

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