Seg. 1: Kansas Candidates Don't Get Facts Straight. Seg. 2: Metro Public Transit Getting Better.
Segment 1: How truthful are claims by Kansas gubernatorial candidates?
Twelve Kansans remain in the race for governor of the Sunflower State. In recent ads and forums some have presented questionable "facts" so, with only a few days left until the state's primaries, our panel of Kansas News Service reporters corrected some of misstatements heard from candidates running for the state's top job.
- Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas News Service reporter
- Jim McClean, Kansas News Service managing editor
- Stephan Bisaha, Kansas News Service reporter
Segment 2, starting at 17:43: Job accessibility by Kansas City public transit is improving.
When it comes to getting to work using public transportation, Kansas City is nowhere near the top. A recent study ranked the metro area 40th in the nation for the amount of jobs reachable by public transit. It did note, however, that Kansas City displayed more growth in accessibility than any other city last year. We discussed the transportation and employment measures Kansas City has improved upon, and the steps the metro can take to make more workplaces accessible by bus and streetcar.
- Ron Achelpohl, director of transportation and environment for Mid-America Regional Council
- Andrew Owen, director of the Accessibility Observatory at the University of Minnesota's Center for Transportation Studies