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 City and the region, it is this same bottleneck that may prove to be prohibitive for future passenger rail in the form of High Speed Rail and commuter rail. The following link is some additional information about this complex issue from our friends at the Transit Action Network: