Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
Search results for: 22 item(s) for: "Buses" magazine article
Search current collection(s) again
Refine your search
Subject
Buses (15)
Transportation (14)
Kansas City Public Ser... (9)
Street Railways (8)
Streetcars (6)
Show more...

Creator
John a Miller (4)
Bill Miller (1)
Caitlin Cottrill (1)
Calvin Manon (1)
Cydney Millstein (1)
Show more...

Date
2006 (2)
December//1946 (1)
July 12006 (1)
July 1979 (1)
July//1938 (1)
Show more...

 Image: Title: Date: Description:

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 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. Heartland Motor Coach Heartland Motor Coach July 1, 2006 Profile of Heartland Motor Coach Company.

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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.

9. Kansas City Has Had Transit System since the Civil War Kansas City Has Had Transit System since the Civil War August//1971 History of the public transit systems of the city since the Civil War, including mule cars, cable cars, trolleys, electric street cars, and even subways (on 8th Street under the bluff, closed in the 1920s)...

10. Linking the Region Linking the Region 2006 Article discusses the importance of mass transit in linking parts of the bistate Kansas City region. It discusses initiatives such as the "Smart Moves" regional transit plan, "Freeway Flyers", and "Rapid...

11. Mapping the Past Mapping the Past 2006 Article gives a history of the KCCC&ST, or Kansas City, Clay County and St. Joseph, Railway Company. Completed in 1913 and flourishing from then until the mid-1920s, the Interurban was made obsolete by...

12. Metro: Catch It if You Can Metro: Catch It if You Can July 1979 Article about the public bus transportation system in Kansas City and its increasing usage with rising gasoline prices during "the Energy Crisis of 1979," with photos.

13. 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.

14. Squire Inquiry: Bussing In. .. Squire Inquiry: Bussing In. .. November//1968 Article on the "bussing in" program at Bingham Junior High School, a desegregated public school, describing the school's problems with overcrowding and race relations with students newly bussed in together,...

15. Stilwell's Dream Stilwell's Dream December//1946 Illustration and biographical article about Arthur Stilwell, a railroad and interurban street railway builder in Kansas City residing at 720 East Armour Boulevard in 1902. Story of his dream that year...

16. 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....

17. The Four-Horse Buses Westport to Kansas City The Four-Horse Buses Westport to Kansas City June//1969 Description of the "bus line, with four-horse buses" as "the transportation line between Westport and Kansas City" owned by Ira Emmons and Sam Justice, Ira being the driver.

18. Two Stage Lines Share City Terminal and Shops: Favorable Location of Terminal in Heart of Kansas City Two Stage Lines Share City Terminal and Shops: Favorable Location of Terminal in Heart of Kansas City (Mo.). .. May//1924 Article about the Union Bus Depot across from the Baltimore Hotel, home of both the Inter-State Stage Line and the White Transportation Company.

19. 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.

20. 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...