The lack of cell phone coverage was exposed most recently after the Jan. 12 smoke incident at L’Enfant Plaza when passengers aboard Yellow Line train No. 302 struggled to connect to 911 as smoke filled the railcars just a few hundred feet south of the station platform.
K.C. streetcar to feature high-tech 'Smart City' services
Will include a Wi-Fi network along the 2.2-mile streetcar route, smart lighting, cameras and sensors, plus interactive digital kiosks that can provide information about local cultural events, food and entertainment, other businesses and city services such as the 311 Action Center, the report said.