Kansas City voters dealt a blow to streetcar expansion plans in Tuesday’s vote.
Kansas City voters dealt a blow to streetcar expansion plans in Tuesday’s vote. File photo by The Star jledford@kcstar.com
Kansas City voters dealt a blow to streetcar expansion plans in Tuesday’s vote. File photo by The Star jledford@kcstar.com

KC voters deal blow to streetcar expansion, reject Chastain plan

August 08, 2017 10:38 PM

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  • Voters head to polls for unusual Saturday election

    A steady stream of voters went to the Whole Person at 37th and Main streets on Saturday to vote for a board of directors for the newly expanded Kansas City streetcar district. Some voters said Saturday was a more convenient day to vote than the normal Tuesday, but turnout was still expected to be light.