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Side view of the street car in Kansas City, Missouri

KC streetcar expanding to UMKC area, city planning professors weigh in

Allison Harris
February 9, 2021

The Federal Transportation Administration announced a $174 million grant on Jan. 8 to expand the Kansas City streetcar service to the UMKC area. Kansas City also received an additional $60 million worth of funding in 2020.  The funding will cover 3.5 new miles of rail,...

The intersection of art and function: Urban Planning and Design

The intersection of art and function: Urban Planning and Design

Luke Mckiddy
March 4, 2020

Maps of cities and colorful graphs shared wall space with memes and pictures of food nicknames in the industrial studio where Jared Islas and his colleagues met. These are the seniors of the Urban Planning and Design program, and their task is to collaborate with the City of...

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