These questions, and others, simply weren’t being asked a week ago. They must be answered before the City Council moves forward..
The deadline for putting the terminal on the November ballot is Aug. 24. There is no need to hurry a final judgment on the Burns & McDonnell plan.
The mayor will argue against a delay. But he cannot expect his colleagues to reach an informed conclusion on one of the biggest public works projects in city history without time to consider the evidence.
We’ve said it before: Kansas City can’t afford to make a mistake on this project. Its citizens must take whatever time is needed to fully understand what they’re being asked to do