Streetcar – Main Street Phase 2

Main Street is a great opportunity to create new bike connections to Downtown, Westport, Country Club Plaza, and UMKC/Rockhurst. This corridor has the city's greatest concentration of people, jobs, cultural attractions, and destinations.

BikeWalkKC Proposal: Center-running streetcar and one-way cycletracks

What it could look like:

 

Broadway Alternative

Main Street is an example of a corridor where it might work better to use a nearby adjacent street for the bike route. Here is what a bike route on Broadway could look like. Planning and engineering for parallel bike routes can easily be included in the engineering for the overall streetcar project to ensure a well-integrated system.

Bike Connections along Main Street Phase 2 Corridor

  • Midtown Marketplace
  • Thriftway Grocery Store
  • Westport
  • St. Luke's Hospital
  • Kansas City Art Institute
  • Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Country Club Plaza
  • Plaza Library Branch
  • South Plaza Shops
  • UMKC
  • Brookside shops
  • Waldo shops

Potential Bike Share Stations

  • Linwood Avenue
  • 43rd Street
  • Mill Creek Park
  • South Plaza
  • UMKC (multiple)
  • Brookside
  • Waldo

Extended destinations made accessible by bike:

  • Penn Valley Community College
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
  • Rockhurst University
  • Kauffman Foundation
  • West 39th Street
  • KC Startup Village
  • Antique Row
  • Waldo Library
  • Cleaver YMCA