When Bradd Silver of Kansas City drives through the Plaza at rush hour, he’s always finding Broadway backed up near Nichols Road because parked cars are blocking one lane.
He thinks too many people are ignoring the no parking zone that’s in effect from 4 to 6 p.m., and he’s afraid that the resulting traffic problems might result in accidents.
Glenn Stephenson, vice president of the Kansas City division of Highwoods Properties, which manages the Plaza, acknowledges the heavy traffic in the afternoon.
Kansas City police are in charge of enforcing the street parking in that area, and Stephenson said he would address this particular area with them.
“Kansas City, Missouri, parking control does a nice job of handling these enforcement areas, but they are always open to helpful information where more assistance may be needed. That part of Broadway being fully open is certainly critical in allowing traffic to flow well during the afternoon rush hour,” Stephenson said.
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