Five things to know: Citywide eighth-cent sales tax on KC's April 4 ballot
Advocates for a citywide one-eighth-cent sales tax on Kansas City’s April 4 ballot want to spur economic development along Prospect Avenue, a central city stretch that has been deteriorating for decades.
Diane Stafford and Leah Becerra The Kansas City Star
Last year the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) launched an Uber-style on demand car service for disabled passengers. But higher-than-forecast demand forced KCATA to raise its fares, causing bitter protests.
Rebeca Garcia, 23, is living in an income restricted apartment in the River Market's Cold Storage Lofts while she saves money to go back to school. She says that without the apartment, she couldn't afford to live downtown.