Kansas state Rep. Mike Kiegerl of Olathe has informed us that he will not introduce any light rail legislation this year, effectively ending Mayor Funkhouser's regional light rail plans. At the same time, the KC City Council has returned from their tax payer funded trip to Portland even more committed to bringing light rail to Kansas City.
As Curls put it, “We rode the rail for days.”
Said Marcason: “We can and should do it. . . . We’ve got to do it.”
Circo said. “That’s what we need for the good of the community.”
If only Kansas City voters had approved a light rail plan...