The Kansas City Star

June 11, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Streetcars and rail in place of bus rapid transit said to jeopardize federal funding.</p>
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May 28, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Columnist E. Thomas McClanahan reviews a new public space in Kansas City, and finds a lot to like in the urban design.</p>
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May 27, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Mayor Mark Funkhouser's new proposal calls for a regional transit system spanning 119 miles, though it relies on much less light rail than some transit advocates had hoped for.</p>
The Kansas City Star
February 17, 2008, 7am PST
<p>This editorial argues that Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser's plans for a regional light rail system are ambitious and not likely to succeed, but they are a powerful example of the froward-thinking mindset more cities need.</p>
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February 10, 2008, 9am PST
<p>This editorial from <em>The Kansas City Star</em> argues that Mayor Mark Funkhouser's plan to create a regional light rail system may be too ambitious, and efforts should be focused on building a smaller system.</p>
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February 7, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser has introduces a plan for a regional light rail transit system. Now he just needs his neighbors get on board.</p>
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January 23, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>Libertarian groups Cato Institute and Show-Me Institute are scrambling to convince Kansas City to end talks to consider building a light rail system in the city.</p>
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January 17, 2008, 1pm PST
<p>The long-awaited report by the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission has finally been released and it's sure to create a stir as it calls for annual increases in the gas tax of 5 to 8 cents for 5 years, and then some.</p>
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January 7, 2008, 1pm PST
<p>Johnson County's rural residents fear the expansion of nearby Overland Park is a land grab that will perpetuate suburban sprawl, thereby diminishing their quality of life.</p>
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December 10, 2007, 10am PST
<p>The city may consider a heavy rail subway system after overturning a light rail ballot initiative.</p>
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October 6, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>The public library system in Jackson County, Oregon, is part of a growing trend: outsourcing and privatizing public services.</p>
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September 9, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>This column criticizes the recently-passed Kansas City ordinance that restricts billboard advertising within the city, claiming it will disproportionately harm local small businesses that are already having trouble getting noticed.</p>
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September 7, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>The Kansas City Council has passed an ordinance that will tightly restrict outdoor billboard advertising within the city. The ordinance effectively bans new billboards from all city streets.</p>
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August 10, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>In Kansas City, plans for a new light rail line connecting the city to the nearby international airport will need about $500 million more than originally expected to complete construction and maintain operations.</p>
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August 6, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>Contemporary architecture needs to reacquaint itself with the creation of beautiful and people-friendly spaces, argues columnist E. Thomas McClanahan.</p>
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July 31, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>Even with a voter approved plan, the Kansas City metro region is only beginning to talk about light rail construction -- to its determent, argues one columnist.</p>
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July 30, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>"Progress" and developers are carelessly expanding the reach of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.</p>
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July 11, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>A new downtown facility will serve as a training ground for architecture students from Kansas State and the University of Kansas.</p>
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June 1, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>On the Kansas side of Metro area, officials still include thinks it needs more roads to ease sprawl created congestion.</p>
The Kansas City Star
May 9, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>A group of planners and architects has put forth an alternative light rail proposal that they believe is more practical than a plan already approved by voters.</p>
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