Kansas City presses on with emerging ‘smart city’ corridor (with video)

KC station sign Matt Hamblen

Kansas City, Mo.’s 2.2-mile streetcar line, coming next year, sits in the center of an innovation district that will include smart city elements like free Wi-Fi, station interactive kiosks and sensors to guide traffic and control streetlights.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The upcoming 2.2-mile downtown streetcar line in Kansas City, Mo. will be the focal point of an ambitious smart city project involving Cisco, Sprint and smaller app developers who plan to combine their engineering talents in new ways.

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