The Kansas City Star

Mike Hendricks reports on road diet plans for Grand Boulevard in Downtown Kansas City.
Dec 17, 2014   The Kansas City Star
<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>
Feb 10, 2008   The Kansas City Star
<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>
Feb 7, 2008   The Kansas City Star
<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>
Jan 23, 2008   The Kansas City Star
<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>
Jan 17, 2008   The Kansas City Star
<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>
Jan 7, 2008   The Kansas City Star
<p>The city may consider a heavy rail subway system after overturning a light rail ballot initiative.</p>
Dec 10, 2007   The Kansas City Star
<p>The public library system in Jackson County, Oregon, is part of a growing trend: outsourcing and privatizing public services.</p>
Oct 6, 2007   The Kansas City Star
<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>
Sep 9, 2007   The Kansas City Star
<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>
Sep 7, 2007   The Kansas City Star
<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>
Aug 10, 2007   The Kansas City Star