Video – KC Streetcar Expansion Election Watch and Mayor’s Speech
Posted by Transit Action Network on August 6, 2014
Mayor Sly James addressed a crowd of streetcar supporters after the August 5th election to create a Transportation Development District failed. The district would have been used to fund the Streetcar Expansion Project. Although the plan did not get voter support, the mayor feels that the city will expand the streetcar system in the future. He feels once people see the Downtown Streetcar their ideas will change. Mayor James says “This issue is not over”. Watch his complete remarks here.
Final Vote – No 60%, Yes 40%