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The Latest News from Port KC

Closures

Please note that Grand/Berkley Parkway and the park at Berkley Riverfront will close Tuesday, January 4, 2020. around 8 p.m. and will not reopen until the evening of Wednesday, January 5, 2020. We apologize for the inconvenience!

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Port KC Proposes Changes to Central Business Corridor Development Participation

MOU Would Refocus Primary Efforts to Riverfront, Logistics, Commerce, and Trade KANSAS CITY, Mo. (September 23, 2019) – The Port KC Board of Commissioners approved the advancement of a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining Port KC’s collaboration with the City of Kansas City, MO, on the future economic development projects located within a defined Central … Continued

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Trail Closure at ASB Underpass

We have closed the Riverfront Heritage Trail at the ASB Underpass in Berkley Riverfront Park due to water on the trail. We anticipate it will be closed through the weekend. The rest of Berkley Riverfront and this weekend’s KC PrideFest are not affected.

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KC Streetcar to the Riverfront Public Meeting

On January 24, 2019, the public was invited to review and provide comment on the proposed route to extend the existing KC Streetcar to Berkley Riverfront.  Other options for review included station stop locations and a new proposed bicycle and pedestrian connection bridge. The project management team for KC Streetcar to the Riverfront was on-site to … Continued

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Port KC—40 Years Of Change, Determination And Growth

By Heather Ervin of Waterways Journal The Kansas City, Mo., we know today is a diverse and populated metropolitan area on the Missouri River, the nation’s longest river that extends from the Rocky Mountains of western Montana and down 2,341 miles to the mouth of the Mississippi River at St. Louis, Mo. Incorporated by Frenchmen … Continued

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Port KC Announces New President & CEO

Development Professional Jon Stephens to Lead Organization KANSAS CITY, Mo.—The Board of Commissioners of Port KC announced today that it has selected long-time economic development and civic executive Jon Stephens as President & CEO. With more than two decades of leadership experience spanning development, tourism and civic affairs Stephens comes to this new role from … Continued

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