Kansas City Public Transit Among Nation’s Worst in Connecting Workers to Jobs

transit.jpgKansas City’s proposed streetcar expansion would link residential areas to downtown. However, a recent story by KCUR explains that jobs are being created in the suburbs – not in the city. A recent study showed than only 18% of jobs in the Kansas City metro are currently accessible by a public transit commute of less than 90 minutes.

Could you stomach a 90-minute commute? Or a 2-hour commute? Read or listen to the KCUR story to learn more about the realities of KC transit.

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