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1. Another One Bites the Dust Another One Bites the Dust June 19, 2005 Trailways Bus Terminal at 10th and McGee Streets razed in 1997.

2. 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,...

3. 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."

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. Central Industrial District, Kansas City, U.S.A. Central Industrial District, Kansas City, U.S.A. ca. 1936 Map of central industrial district area including Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers. Shows stockyards, railroad yards, railroad lines, freight...

9. Comprehensive Bus Service in Kansas City Comprehensive Bus Service in Kansas City October//1925 Map of routes, discussion with statistics, and photos and drawings of bus arrangements.

10. 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.

11. 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.

12. Kansas City Area Transportation Authority Kansas City Area Transportation Authority Photos, maps, and information on the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, a metropolitan system of buses for public transportation.

13. Kansas City Official Map and Discovery Guide Kansas City Official Map and Discovery Guide 2007 Map of the central corridor of Kansas City, Missouri, showing from the Missouri River south to 54th Street, and from State Line Road east to Euclid Avenue. Attractions, churches, shopping, museums, theaters,...

14. Kansas City Power & Light Company and the Kansas City Public Service Company Finances Kansas City Power & Light Company and the Kansas City Public Service Company Finances December 12, 1936 Tables and other information about the finances of the Kansas City Power & Light Company and the Kansas City Public Service Company, the latter with more information about its reorganization plan for bus...

15. Kansas City Transportation Kansas City Transportation

16. KC Zone is Big Stimulus Winner KC Zone is Big Stimulus Winner February 18, 2010 The Kansas City area was recently awarded $50 million of Federal stimulus funds for various bus and street projects. The largest amount--$26.2 million--went to the "Green Impact Zone," an environmentally...

17. Mayor's Transit Idea Mapped Out Mayor's Transit Idea Mapped Out May 28, 2008 Mayor Mark Funkhouser of Kansas City released a $1.2 billion plan that "includes five different types of transit services, including light rail and modern streetcars through downtown, an east-west express...

18. 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.

19. No. 1 Bus Driver Retires after 53 Years No. 1 Bus Driver Retires after 53 Years January/1/1970 Review of the career of Edwards, first in seniority with the bus driver system. He began driving street cars in 1916 for 10 hours a day.

20. Official Map of Greater Kansas City Official Map of Greater Kansas City 1942 Map of Kansas City, Missouri, Kansas City, Kansas, and North Kansas City indicating streets, motor coach lines and street railway lines. Reverse side includes a map of U.S. highways and state highways...