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1. $3,335,000 Program for Kansas City $3,335,000 Program for Kansas City July//1938 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."

2. 10th Street 10th Street circa 1950s 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...

3. 12th and Walnut Intersection 12th and Walnut Intersection 1999 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...

4. 9th Street Between Main and Wyandotte 9th Street Between Main and Wyandotte 1949 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...

5. Area Bus System Sees More Riders 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,...

6. ATA Threatens To Slice Service 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...

7. Bus at Stop Bus at Stop n.d. 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."

8. Bus Driver Bus Driver Interior view of driver from passenger entrance.

9. Bus Grant Accepted: Stage All Set to Begin Operations in Kansas City with 60-Car Fleet--Negotiations Bus Grant Accepted: Stage All Set to Begin Operations in Kansas City with 60-Car Fleet--Negotiations Ended April/25/1925 Discussion about plans for a fleet of 60 buses complete with modern garage to be operational in July of 1925.

10. Bus Interior Bus Interior Interior view of bus, from front to back.

11. Bus Number 104 Bus Number 104 1945 Full frontal and side view of bus.

12. Bus Shelter and Bus Bus Shelter and Bus 1980 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.

13. Bus Yard and Garage Bus Yard and Garage 1945 View of bus yard and bus garage.

14. Bus, Tragic Bus 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...

15. Bus-ted: ATA Looks To Chop Service 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...

16. Buses near Municipal Stadium Buses near Municipal Stadium n.d. View of buses parked on street outside Municipal Stadium.

17. Buses to Compete with Private Automobiles in Kansas City Buses to Compete with Private Automobiles in Kansas City July/11/1925 Drawings, map, and discussions about bus routes and their mechanical safety devices.

18. Cable Cars--An Adventure: City's Early Day Transit Line Ran along Old 'Ninth Street' Incline Cable Cars--An Adventure: City's Early Day Transit Line Ran along Old 'Ninth Street' Incline December//1978 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.

19. City Bus City Bus 1955 Full frontal and partial side view of city bus.

20. City Bus City Bus 1955 Full frontal and side view of city bus.