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Port KC launches Workforce Advancement Program, forging new career paths in logistics, warehousing and manufacturing

KANSAS CITY, Mo (April 25, 2022) – Addressing historic disruptions in the nation’s supply chain and labor pipeline, Port KC today announced the launch of their Logistics Hiring & Workforce Advancement Program, aimed at creating new career opportunities in the logistics, warehousing and manufacturing sectors. Port KC’s Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the innovative new … Continued

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Davids, Cleaver Announce New Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Port Funding at Port of Kansas City

Today, Representatives Sharice Davids (KS-03) and Emanuel Cleaver, II (MO-05) toured the Port of Kansas City’s Woodswether Terminal and announced historic new funding from the bipartisan infrastructure law for critical ports such as this one. The lawmakers voted to bring long-overdue investments to Kansas and Missouri’s infrastructure through the new law, including nearly $450 million … Continued

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Executive and Staff Reports from the December 6, 2021, Board of Commissioners Meeting

Because of time limitations, our President’s Report was not presented at the December 6, 2021, Board of Commissioners meeting. Please see the full report here, which includes all staff reports, for a wrap-up of Port KC’s 2021. Here are the items covered: President’s Report People & Operations Multimodal Transportation Asset Management Berkley Riverfront Operations Berkley … Continued

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Celebrating Joe Perry’s 10th Year at Port KC

We give our immense congratulations to Joe Perry, our VP of Development, for 10 years at Port KC. Over his tenure, Joe has taken on exciting challenges with the Port KC team, from growing the riverfront to advancing our industrial communities. All who know Joe recognize that his hard work, expertise, and big dreams continue … Continued

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Looking Ahead: FY22 Budget and Impact

On April 26, 2021, the Board of Commissioners approved Port KC’s Fiscal Year 22 (FY22) budget. The budget reinforces Port KC’s mission of serving Kansas City by creating a more globally connected and competitive community. With revenues from FY21 and continued resiliency, Port KC will increase its impact in FY22 through community investments in capital … Continued

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THE KC STREETCAR IS ROLLING TO THE RIVER

Two KC Streetcar Extensions Are On A Roll After Receiving Federal Funding Announcements Kansas City, Mo (September 10, 2020) – The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced this morning that the KC Streetcar Riverfront Extension project will receive $14.2 million in federal funding as part of the FTA’s BUILD Grant Program. This comes shortly after the … Continued

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