December 12, 2012 10:56 PM

Downtown tax vote clears way for streetcar construction

After two decades of false starts and failures, Kansas City finally has voter-approved funding to get on track with fixed-rail transit. Downtown voters gave an “all aboard” OK to streetcars in election results announced Wednesday, approving a 1-cent sales tax increase and property tax increases to help pay for a $100 million, two-mile streetcar system.

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