The ruling, barring an appeal, appears to clear the way for an election August 5.
The financing plan, which will impose sales taxes on some of Kansas City’s poorest areas, has drawn criticism.
KC’s streetcar expansion now faces huge challenge: winning votes – Kansas City Star
Judge rules KC proposal for new streetcar district is legal – Kansas City Star
Voters will get tax plan on streetcar’s second phase – Kansas City Business Journal
UPDATE 5:55 PM
City Council voted today to authorize funding for Phase II KC Streetcar engineering and environmental, 10-1. EdFord2ndDist voted no. Legislation #140371 Introduction Date: 5/8/2014
Reference – – May 12, 2014 KCBJ
KC considers issuing debt for streetcar expansion studies.