KANSAS CITY, Kan. - It’s going to be easier catch a bus soon in Wyandotte County.
The first shovels of dirt were turned over at 47th and State Avenue Wednesday in Kansas City, Kan., for a new bus transit center.
The $4.5 million mid-town metro center will have 11,000 square feet of space.
"Our system today, with the bus we run through transit and the metro system that's run by KCATA, is set to hit 1.3 million riders in this year,” said Joe Reardon, the mayor of KCK.
The center will hold eight buses, but can be expanded later to include room for twelve buses.
Once completed, it will also have a substation for the police department. It will open in August of 2013.
This past summer, crews also broke ground at 7th and Minnesota on another new transit center.
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