Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City

frank-whiteLast week in Midtown Kansas City, we reported on new hope for commuter rail, Midtown buses getting WiFi, and many people speaking in favor of keeping KCI as it is.

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Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders announced an agreement with the Union Pacific Railroad that could lead to commuter rail, bike and hiking trails. In other transportation issues, many of the people speaking at a public hearing on the future of KCI said they like it the way it is and don’t favor building a new airport.

In other news, bus riders on the Troost MAX, Main Street MAX and heading to UMKC and Rockhurst will be the first to try out a new pilot project providing free WiFi service. Former Royals star Frank White announced he is running for the Jackson County Legislature. And the city warned residents that as spring approaches, city drinking water sometimes smells funky and turns a greenish hue.

Our real estate experts offered some tips for spring maintenance, especially useful if you plan to list your house this year.

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