KCATA announces new board member

busDavid Bower, an advocate of regional transportation planning, has been appointed to the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s Board of Commissioners to represent Jackson County.

Bower is a former mayor of Raytown and served on the board of the Mid-America Regional Council.

He currently serves as a member of the Regional Transit Coordinating Council, which maps out transit strategy for the Kansas City area. In 2008, Bower was a co-leader in a regional effort to organize local elected officials to develop feasible transit plans.

Bower has a bachelor’s degrees in architecture and construction science from Kansas State University.

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