Find out how The Metro's operating budget of over $70 million is funded by revenue from Ridership, and the help of Local, State, and Federal Governments.
Federal transit funding is provided annually through appropriations approved by Congress. This funding is provided to the United States Department of Transportation for distribution to transit agencies each fiscal year and includes funding for specific capital project needs.
A major source of funding comes from local, state, and federal governments to secure transit operations.
KCATA in conjunction with Johnson County Transit and Unified Government Transit, is requesting TIGER funds.
Transit agencies throughout the United States are facing funding issues, resulting in service reductions and fare increases due to national economic troubles.
Revenue from the growing ridership has always been the core of the Transit’s funding.