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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. Bus Jobs to 5 Negroes: New Policy at Public Service Company Bus Jobs to 5 Negroes: New Policy at Public Service Company April/9/1960 First black drivers to be hired by the Kansas City Public Service Company, starting operating buses yesterday.

3. From "Hay-Burner" to Streamliner From "Hay-Burner" to Streamliner 1950 History with illustrations of the public transportation system, since 1869, from "horse car" lines to street cars and trolley buses to motor buses, located at 728 Delaware Street.

4. How Mass Transportation Is Conducted in Greater Kansas City: The "Heart of America" How Mass Transportation Is Conducted in Greater Kansas City: The "Heart of America" November//1940 Extensive article about the corresponding growth of Kansas City and its public transportation system, starting in 1869 with mule-drawn cars up to the Kansas City Public Service Company's streetcars and...

5. Kansas City Builds for the Future: Twenty Years Experience Proves Desirability of Employe [sic] Representation Kansas City Builds for the Future: Twenty Years Experience Proves Desirability of Employe [sic] Representation Plan, Originated in Kansas City. .. November//1938 Article about the refinancing of the Kansas City Public Service Company, making its transition from streetcars to "trackless trolleys," or buses, through public bonds. History of the public transportation...

6. Kansas City Enlarges Its Bus System Kansas City Enlarges Its Bus System March//1935 Article about the expansion of buses in the Kansas City Public Service Company's fleet to "present an effective means of building up patronage," with photos of the storage and repair garages for them.

7. Missouri Muddle Missouri Muddle May/6/1950 Article about wage strikes at Kansas City Public Service Company, leading to complications with public transportation by bus and street car.

8. Open Bid for Bus Fare Hike Open Bid for Bus Fare Hike January/3/1958 Notice of the increase in bus fare by the Kansas City Public Service Company from $0.20 in cash to $0.25 in tokens, among other changes designed to increase needed revenues.

9. Super Colossal, Say Kansas Citians Super Colossal, Say Kansas Citians August//1941 Article about the Kansas City Public Service Company's "two dozeen new streamlined [street] cars," in appearance similar to buses, on "one of Kansas City's heaviest street railway routes," with photos....

10. Transportation Lines Transportation Lines 1957 and earlier Maps showing transportation lines for street cars, trolley buses, and motor buses.

11. Uncle Sam Delivers a Trolley Bus Uncle Sam Delivers a Trolley Bus April//1940 Article about the latest addition of 44 new "trolley buses," along with information about their three-year history in Kansas City, with photos.

12. What Co-Ordinated Transportation Has Done for Kansas City What Co-Ordinated Transportation Has Done for Kansas City September//1935 Article about the improvements to public transportation brought to Kansas City with a new bus policy in 1931 by the Kansas City Public Service Company, supplementing the street car routes and older bus...

13. What's Happening to Transit. ..in Kansas City What's Happening to Transit. ..in Kansas City May//1937 Article about the financial restructuring of the Kansas City Public Service Company to facilitate a "$3,000,000 improvement program. ..including purchase of new street cars, trolley buses, and gas buses,"...