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John a Miller
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$3,335,000 Program for Kansas City
Article about the introduction of "100 new street cars, 34 new motor buses and 106 new trolley buses at a total expense of $3,335,000."
View of the intersection of 10th Street and Main Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View includes the Rothschild's clothing store on the southwest corner of the intersection. West of it is the Riss...
12th and Walnut Intersection
Street level view of the 12th and Walnut Street intersection in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View is looking toward the west. The Jones Store is visibile on the south side of 12th Street. A city bus...
9th Street Between Main and Wyandotte
Looking west from Main Street along the north side of 9th Street. The second building on the north is the New York Life Building with its bronze eagle designed by sculptor Louis Saint-Gaudens. The building...
Area Bus System Sees More Riders
January 29, 2008
According to this newspaper article, people boarded Kansas City buses at least 15 million times in 2007, up four percent from the previous year. A 35-year low was reached in 2004. "Across the state line,...
ATA Threatens To Slice Service
October 15, 2003
Both sides of the KCATA tax increase are working before the election of November 4, 2003. A 3/8-cent tax increase for five years is proposed. Opponents claim that the "KCATA has not been proactive in its...
Bus at Stop
Bus with driver stopped at a bus stop, exact location unknown. Bus is marked #3 and #448, with a sign that says "Union Sta., Paseo-Meyer" and "Armour-Paseo."
Interior view of driver from passenger entrance.
Bus Grant Accepted: Stage All Set to Begin Operations in Kansas City with 60-Car Fleet--Negotiations Ended
Discussion about plans for a fleet of 60 buses complete with modern garage to be operational in July of 1925.
Interior view of bus, from front to back.
Bus Number 104
Full frontal and side view of bus.
Bus Shelter and Bus
View of a Metro bus pulling up to shelter with waiting passengers. The stop is located east of the Country Club Plaza, just north 47th & Main.
Bus Yard and Garage
View of bus yard and bus garage.
Bus, Tragic Bus
May 29-June 4, 2003
Article describes Kansas City filmmaker Ben Meade's latest documentary "Das Bus," an offbeat look at public transit in Kansas City. The film includes interviews with bus drivers, bus passengers, people...
Bus-ted: ATA Looks To Chop Service
July 23, 2003
The Kansas City Area Transit Authority is looking at budget cuts and less service. To make up for the short fall, bus routes will be cut. A fourth community meeting on the bus service was recently held...
Buses near Municipal Stadium
View of buses parked on street outside Municipal Stadium.
Buses to Compete with Private Automobiles in Kansas City
Drawings, map, and discussions about bus routes and their mechanical safety devices.
Cable Cars--An Adventure: City's Early Day Transit Line Ran along Old 'Ninth Street' Incline
History of street cars in its changing forms from the "abortive attempt. ..in 1860 to start a street railway" drawn by horses, to cable cars, electric cable cars, and finally buses.
Full frontal and partial side view of city bus.
Full frontal and side view of city bus.
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