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1. 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.

2. Growing Pains and Zone Fares: Kansas City Tries "Dry Run" to Test Zone Fare System Growing Pains and Zone Fares: Kansas City Tries "Dry Run" to Test Zone Fare System August//1949 Article about the testing of a bus fare based on length of travel, rather than the usual "universal fare," due to rising operating costs, with photos.

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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.

6. Kansas City Reorganizes Distribution System Kansas City Reorganizes Distribution System September//1931 Article with map, tables, and diagrams showing the reorganization plan for street car transportation routes in the city.

7. Kansas City Transportation Kansas City Transportation ca. 1915-1973 Folder contains an assortment of brochures, flyers, reports, etc. Includes a transit map and guide of greater Kansas City for 1957, several old transfer tickets and a strike notice involving the employees...

8. Kansas City Transportation Guide Kansas City Transportation Guide 1935 Brochure describing the public transportation system in Kansas City. One side is a street map showing the bus and street car routes, and including an index to points of interest. Reverse side contains...

9. Nearly Everybody Likes Kansas City's New Trolleys Nearly Everybody Likes Kansas City's New Trolleys October//1941 Brief article about the new service of "heavy-traffic Troost Avenue" with "two dozeen new streamlined street cars," with photo.

10. New Street Cars for Kansas City, Mo. New Street Cars for Kansas City, Mo. July//1946 Brief article about the implementation of the Kansas City Public Service Company's new, "streamline" generation of street cars, with photos of both old and new types.

11. 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.

12. 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....

13. Transit Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City Transit Map and Guide of Greater Kansas City June 23, 1957 Map of the Kansas City area detailing motor and trolley bus lines. Includes information about route names, stops on each route, fares, and a separate map of Downtown stops.

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

15. 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.

16. 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...