Downtown Council endorses continuation of Downtown streetcar feasibility study

“Kansas City Mayor Sly James is starting the new year pushing hard for a downtown streetcar plan, traveling to Washington this week to lobby federal officials and winning early support Thursday from a key local constituency, the Downtown Council,” The Kansas City Star reported in today’s edition. Downtown Council leaders Ron Coker, board chairman, and Bill Dietrich, president and CEO, were part of the mayor’s team that visited Washington, D.C. on Tuesday to advance the streetcar plan.

To read the full story in today’s Star, go to:

http://www.kansascity.com/2012/01/05/3354629/mayor-lining-up-support-for-streetcar.html

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