As many as 50,000 people are expected downtown Friday and Saturday for all the festivities for Kansas City’s new streetcar - and most of them were waiting in line for the first rides Friday morning.
Nah, it just seemed that way.
Lines were long at Union Station where eager riders waited to take the first trips.
When the streetcar pulled up, people grabbed their cell phones.
It’s good to be mayor. Mayor Sly James was one of the first VIP riders.
Streetcar riding lesson No. 1: Hold on tight in a crowded car.
Out-of-towners got a kick out of the city’s new mode of transportation.
Oh look. There is room for the streetcar and bikes, at least here.
Folks from Cincinnati, who are getting a streetcar like this one soon, came for the big day.
A trip on the streetcar can be a true learning experience.
Look ma! It’s a streetcar.
Ooh, that new car smell!
Someone made a streetcar video.
Twitter was full of homages to streetcars past.
History’s cool, but cookies rule.