transformKC at Better Block KC 2014

Posted on Oct 9, 2014 in News, Partnerships | No Comments

transformKC is proud to sponsor Better Block KC 2014. Not only does our traveling exhibit feature train stations, transit-oriented development and other transportation infrastructure, but the streetscape improvements that create a more walkable, bikeable and livable urban environment around these public investments. The first/last mile is a critical part of the users transit trip, and […]

TransformKC at AIA KC’s Monsters of Design

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 in News | No Comments

transformKC’s Monster of Design Board Submission (PDF) On March 8, 2014, transformKC displayed its work on the transformKC exhibit at the American Institute of Architect’s Kansas City Chapter’s Young Architects Forum Monsters of Design (MOD) competition. MOD was a great place to spread awareness about of travelling exhibit and our mission to educate the public […]

Jackson County Legislature Presentation

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 in News | No Comments

On Monday, March 3, 2014, transformKC will give a presentation to the Jackson County Legislature regarding the upcoming exhibit in Jackson County’s Downtown Courthouse. The presentation will happen at 2:30 PM, and we encourage all transit advocates to attend and show your support for the transformative power of transit on our built environment.

2nd Exhibition Announced

Posted on Feb 9, 2014 in News | No Comments

The next station stop for the transformKC exhibit will be the Jackson County Courthouse! With all the transit activity going on in the County, this is a perfect venue to show the region how rail-based transit can transform our County. Thank you to the Jackson County executive staff for their vision and this opportunity. The […]

Sponsors Raise Money for Traveling Exhibition

Posted on Sep 24, 2013 in News | No Comments

TransformKC is happy to announce that we met our fundraising goals for the exhibition and are in a great position to move the exhibition from place to place over the coming year. If you are interested in hosting the exhibition, please let us know on our contact page. A special thank you to all of our […]

Union Station Exhibition Coming Together with Partnerships

Posted on Aug 26, 2013 in News, Partnerships | No Comments

Together with Dimensional Innovations, Frank Paxton Lumber Company and Insight Design & Printing, TransformKC is wrapping up the final design and beginning the construction of the exhibition that will open on Friday, October, 4 in Union Station’s East Hall. Our exhibition design partners helped us realize our vision, and we know that we have put something […]

Call for Ideas Closes with Big Success!

Posted on Jul 1, 2013 in News, Partnerships, Submissions | No Comments

TransformKC’s International Call for Ideas came to a close on June 30, 2013 at 11:59 PM. With the great work of our team reaching out to firms and our media machine plugging away daily over the last couple months, we were able to gather over 50 projects! The great success of the Call for Ideas […]

Big Names Enter Submissions to the Call

Posted on Jun 18, 2013 in News | No Comments

TransformKC has been working hard announcing the Call for Ideas to the public, soliciting submissions from local, national and international firms, and generally pounding the pavement. It is all starting to pay off. We have confirmations from firms (in alphabetical order) AECOM, BIG, BNIM, Helix Architecture, HNTB, HOK, Neil M. Denari Architects, RTKL, Studio Gang Architects and […]

Transform KC on #CityTalk TweetChat

Posted on May 31, 2013 in News | No Comments

In partnership with, TransformKC has been invited to participate in a TweetChat on Wednesday, June 19. Follow #citytalk on Twitter at 1:00 PM Central Standard time to learn more about our Call for Ideas and the exhibition in October. This international, e-conversation via Twitter is entitled Transforming Cities with Transit, and we look forward […]

Trench Congestion Complicates Union Station Hub

Posted on May 1, 2013 in News | No Comments

Kansas City, Missouri’s Union Station is the logical and historical place for any future transit hub in the metropolitan region. As the nation 2nd busiest rail traffic hub, this both creates a huge potential for rail development and a huge roadblock to its development. While much of the nation’s rail freight passes through downtown Kansas […]