The Big 12 Basketball Championship is in Kansas City this week, and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) offers the no-parking transit option to get fans to the games fast and conveniently.
Johnson County will reduce fares on four major RideKC express routes, moving the Kansas City area toward a single, seamless transit system serving the region starting Wednesday, March 1.
Starting Wednesday, Feb. 15, paratransit customers can request reminders – either by phone call or text message – that they’ve scheduled a trip on RideKC Freedom. Similar to reminders they might get from a doctor or dentist, the new technology notifies customers of their reservation a day in advance.
KCATA reached a milestone this month: RideKC buses have used the equivalent of 1,000,000 diesel gallon equivalents of compressed natural gas since starting to use the fuel in 2014.
The Board of Commissioners of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) elected new officers for 2017.
RideKC is preparing for winter weather that may affect travel this weekend, Friday, Jan. 13, through Sunday, Jan. 15.
For up to date information, see http://ridekc.org/bulletins/dec-winter-storm.
KCATA is preparing for the possibility of snow that may affect travel on Wednesday, Dec. 7.
RideKC will operate on the Sunday/Holiday schedule for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 24.
To honor area veterans all regional RideKC transit service will offer free fares to veterans on Friday, Nov. 11.
RideKC routes will offer free fares all day on Tuesday, Nov. 8, to make it easier for citizens to vote in the General Election.
KCATA is expanding a transit route serving students at Metropolitan Community College’s Maple Woods campus in the Northland. The Meadowbrook route is being renumbered as part of a new classification system that gives riders a better idea of a route’s service area and fare.
KCATA will hold a community meeting to discuss the planned Prospect MAX bus rapid transit (BRT) line. The meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 11, 4:30-6:30 p.m., at Alphapointe, 7501 Prospect.
Fares will be cut 50 cents on the popular K-10 Connector service running between Overland Park and Lawrence as part of an effort to bring the route in line with similar express services offered in other parts of the metro area.
KCATA will receive $8,986,350 to purchase new buses. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration announced the selections for Bus and Bus Facilities Grant Program. This award is the biggest Bus and Bus Facilities Grant KCATA has earned since 1993.