Kansas City streetcars open with fanfare, huge crowds

Kansas Citians and people from around the metro area were on hand as Kansas City celebrated the KC Streetcar on Friday, May, 6, 2016, with a grand opening celebration at Union Station. City officials, including Mayor Sly James, were on hand to officially launch the KC Streetcar, which will be offering free rides all weekend. The KC Streetcar, runs a north-south two-mile route along Main Street, connects the River Market to Crown Center and Union Station.
Shane Keyser and Monty Davis The Kansas City Star