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Downtown Council endorses continuation of Downtown streetcar feasibility study

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 […]

Kauffman Center grand opening

Downtown parking is abundant and shuttles will be running for Sunday’s public grand opening of the Performing Arts Center Thousands of visitors are expected to experience the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts for the first time at a free public grand opening from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Doors will open at 11 a.m., […]

CID continues PIAC parntership

The Downtown and River Market Community Improvement Districts are at it again. Above-ground planters, benches, and trash receptacles are showing up on the sidewalks; tree wells and sidewalk pavers are being repaired; fire hydrants and pedestrian lights are getting a fresh coat of paint; new trees fill once empty tree wells, and additional landscaping beds […]

Downtown Council of Kansas City Committed To Human Services

Over the last two years, the Downtown Council of Kansas City (DTC) championed the private fund raising of more than $1 million to buy and build a home for reStart, a social service agency for the homeless, and the Community Kitchen, operated by Episcopal Community Services. The Downtown Community Services Center at 8th and Paseo […]