Since debuting in May, about 6,500 passengers a day have been riding the line, which is equipped with free Wi-Fi.
Streetcars run roughly every 10 minutes 6 a.m. until midnight Monday through Thursday, and until 2 a.m. Friday. They operate 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. More info is available at www.kcstreetcar.org.
In the early 20th century, Kansas City boasted a sprawling streetcar system that encompassed some 300 miles of track. The rise of automobiles drove away passengers, and the city shut down its last route in 1957.