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Next stop, shelters at the crossroad

of function and community-first design.

Running from the River Market on the north end to Union Station and Crown Center on the south, the Kansas City Streetcar, which opened to the public in May 2016, connects all the downtown neighborhoods with 16 platform stops and 2 miles of track. Streetcars arrive approximately every 10-minutes during peak hours and since they are fare-free, visitors and residents alike can easily explore Kansas City on their schedule. In fact, during the first two months of operation, the streetcars carried nearly 400,000 passengers.

16

platform stops connecting the Kansas City metro.

200,000

passengers a month ride down the 2 miles of track to reach their final destinations.

 

Dimensional Innovations partnered with HDR Design, KC Streetcar Authority, KC Public Works, Streetcar Constructors, and local business owners to value engineer and fabricate 13 streetcar shelters and 16 marker signs. The steel and aluminum shelters feature edge-lit glass panels, a tough acrylic roof, and a custom ipe wood seat. The streetcar markers proved more difficult to engineer and fabricate than the shelters with their routed letters inlaid between two pieces of highly polished five-inch-thick acrylic.

 
Civic + Transit From bus and rapid transit shelters to digital signage systems, we view every transit project as an opportunity to move people, tell a story, connect communities and infuse fun into functional. And all of our work is proudly designed and made in the USA.
 

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Paul Martin

Paul Martin

Director of Advanced Manufacturing Solutions

Brought onboard to Dimensional Innovations in 2020, Paul has over 20 years of experience developing and executing some of the world’s most challenging architectural cladding projects. He specializes in working directly with design,... more about Paul Martin Paul Martin Paul Martin Director of Advanced Manufacturing Solutions

Brought onboard to Dimensional Innovations in 2020, Paul has over 20 years of experience developing and executing some of the world’s most challenging architectural cladding projects. He specializes in working directly with design, ownership, and contracting  teams to refine and optimize designs for fabrication and installation. Using DI’s advanced CNC equipment, including the largest 3D printer commercially available, Paul is able to assist designers in realizing their most ambitious projects, while working directly with the Operations group to ensure budget and schedule expectations. Paul is also able to leverage the vast capabilities with DI’s design and technology departments to further enhance the projects under development. 

 

Paul earned a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University. He often presents his work at industry conferences and guest lectures at various university programs.

Ashley Elliott

Ashley Elliott

Client Development Representative

Ashley values meaningful relationships and the importance of positive experiences.  She has five years of sales experience and is passionate about driving company growth through new relationships from creative strategies. She is always... more about Ashley Elliott Ashley Elliott Ashley Elliott Client Development Representative

Ashley values meaningful relationships and the importance of positive experiences.  She has five years of sales experience and is passionate about driving company growth through new relationships from creative strategies. She is always up for a challenge and drives business efforts in several verticals which include: transit, cultural, healthcare, entertainment, retail and strategic partnerships.

 

Ashley loves to be outside on long walks with her dog, Murphy, trying out new recipes, playing tennis and cheering on the Jayhawks with her family and friends. Ashley graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor’s Degree from the School of Journalism in Strategic Communications with a Business Minor.

 
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