KC Streetcar

At two months, KC streetcar is averaging more than 6,000 riders a day

Two months after it opened, the Kansas City streetcar continues to report robust ridership.

Average daily ridership is more than 6,000 passengers. The monthly report for June shows ridership is often especially strong on Fridays and Saturdays.

The Kansas City streetcar began carrying passengers from the River Market to Union Station on May 6. During opening day weekend, ridership was 32,326, according to the Kansas City Streetcar Authority.

During the month of June, the authority counted 182,248 trips.

During the July Fourth weekend, the streetcar count was 30,391 riders.

As of Tuesday, the average daily ridership was 6,365, according to the authority.

More information is at kcstreetcar.org/kcridership.

Lynn Horsley: 816-226-2058, @LynnHorsley