Transportaion


KCI terminal project wraps up placement of final steel beams

Despite cooler conditions, construction has continued on the new KCI terminal project, which recently reached another milestone. While the terminal won’t open until March 2023, crews recently hoisted one of the final steel beams of the building that will house ticketing… more

Kansas communities receive $5M in infrastructure funding

Governor Laura Kelly has announced that over $5 million has been given to communities chosen to get Kansas Local Bridge Improvement Program grants. Governor Laura Kelly says she and Kansas Department of Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz have announced the recipients… more

Kansas signs deal, to establish Supersonic Transportation Corridor

The FAA has signed a deal with Kansas regarding a supersonic flight corridor. Governor Laura Kelly says she and Kansas Department of Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz announced on Thursday that KDOT and the Federal Aviation Administration have finalized an agreement… more

Federal funding in place for KC streetcar extension

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) have officially recommended that the KC Streetcar Main Street Extension to UMKC receive the full federal funding requested to build the project under the FTA’s New Starts Capital Investment Grants… more

Kansas doles out $6 million for transportation, tech projects

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has announced that over $6 million is headed to local transportation and technology projects all over the state. Kelly said she and Kansas Department of Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz announced the recipients of over $6 million… more

Amazon to build fulfillment center in southwest Missouri

Amazon has announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Republic, Mo., projected to open sometime in 2021. The new fulfillment center is expected to create over 500 new, full-time jobs. The company said it will open with industry-leading… more

Overland Park-based YRC plans rebranding, name change

YRC Worldwide Inc. narrowed its losses during the third quarter, announced plans to change its name to Yellow and expanded its board of directors. The Overland Park, Kan., motor carrier said its Q3 net loss fell 87.5% to $2 million… more

Kansas City-based VeriShip announces merger

Bringing a new model to the table, the recent merger of Kansas City-headquartered VeriShip and Utah-based Sifted is expected to result in new and improved changes in logistics operations. VeriShip is noted as the largest spend management and payments platform… more

Completed Turner Diagonal Interchange improves access, opens path for development opportunities

Governor Laura Kelly joined national, state, and local officials to celebrate the completion of the Turner Diagonal Interchange project in Wyandotte County today. “I’m honored to celebrate the completion of the Turner Diagonal interchange, a project that represents both immediate… more

FedEx Ground looks to hire hundreds for new metro facility

FedEx Ground is looking to add hundreds of new jobs not just at its new Northland facility, but across the Kansas City metro as well. On both sides of the state line, the FedEx Corp. delivery division has announced that… more