The 2017 budget is supporting a regional transportation initiative to provide access to jobs, educational opportunities, medical needs, shopping and local events. It also supports economic development and other major initiatives and provides a lifeline to those with cars in a growing population.
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) operates RideKC bus service, the MAX Bus Rapid Transit, RideKC Freedom paratransit service for the elderly and disabled, and RideKC Van vanpool service.
Your safety and security is a top priority at The Metro. We have taken steps to ensure the safety and security of our transit system.
Standard Agreement for purchases of commercial items, $3,000 or less.
All Metro buses are designated as Safe Places for children and young adults. Safe Place is a nationwide program that sets up public locations as a network of places where youth in crisis can get immediate help.
Whether you’re at a park and ride lot or a bus stop, there are actions you can take to keep yourself and others safe.
On Ozone Alert! days, bus fare on The Metro, The JO and Unified Government Transit is only 75¢.
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) operates local and express routes, demand-response, bus rapid transit, paratransit, and vanpool services.
We connect people to opportunities through quality seamless regional transportation for everyone.
Ladders of Opportunity Initiative is funded under the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Section 5309 discretionary grant program. In August 2014, KCATA submitted an application for $1.5 Million for design and construction of transit improvements along the Prospect Corridor between 22nd Street and 27th Street. KCATA is partnering with the City of Kansas City, Missouri to revitalize the Prospect corridor.
The KCATA is a Drug-Free Workplace and prohibits use of illicit substances.
In Driving Transformation, you will see our commitment to the community, whether it’s working with disadvantaged youth, promoting reading or preparing for disasters. KCATA and our nearly 800 employees demonstrate our civic responsibility and engagement every day.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification Process: forms and instructions.
KCATA is converting its bus and support vehicle fleet to Compressed Natural Gas
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of its services on the basis of race, color or national origin, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.
The Board of Commissioners includes five commissioners from Missouri and five from Kansas.
The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) mandates Complementary Paratransit for the KCATA.
The KCATA Procurement Department seeks to obtain the best buy in terms of cost, quality, schedule and safety from its business partners.