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Johnson County Reduces Fares on Four Express Routes

Posted on: Feb 22, 2017

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. 

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New automated trip reminders available to KC paratransit riders

Posted on: Feb 15, 2017

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.

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KCATA Clocks 1 Million Gallons With CNG Station

Posted on: Jan 27, 2017

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.

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KCATA Board of Commissioners elects officers

Posted on: Jan 25, 2017

The Board of Commissioners of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) elected new officers for 2017.

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RideKC Readies For Storm

Posted on: Jan 13, 2017

RideKC is preparing for winter weather that may affect travel this weekend, Friday, Jan. 13, through Sunday, Jan. 15.

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Dec. 17 Winter Storm

Posted on: Dec 17, 2016

For up to date information, see http://ridekc.org/bulletins/dec-winter-storm

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RideKC Prepares for Possible Snow

Posted on: Dec 06, 2016

KCATA is preparing for the possibility of snow that may affect travel on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

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Thanksgiving Transit Service

Posted on: Nov 21, 2016

RideKC will operate on the Sunday/Holiday schedule for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 24. 

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Veterans Ride Transit for Free on Veterans Day

Posted on: Nov 09, 2016

To honor area veterans all regional RideKC transit service will offer free fares to veterans on Friday, Nov. 11. 

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Kansas City Region Offers Free Bus and Paratransit Fares on Election Day

Posted on: Oct 24, 2016

RideKC routes will offer free fares all day on Tuesday, Nov. 8, to make it easier for citizens to vote in the General Election. 

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Bus Service Expanded, Better Serving MCC’s Maplewoods Campus

Posted on: Oct 03, 2016

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.

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The $54 Million Question: What’s Next For Prospect MAX

Posted on: Sep 27, 2016

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.

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Fare Reduced for Popular K-10 Connector Service

Posted on: Sep 26, 2016

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.

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KCATA Receives Largest Grant for New Buses In 20 Years

Posted on: Sep 08, 2016

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.

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RideKC Offers Holiday Service On Labor Day Weekend

Posted on: Sep 01, 2016

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority announces special schedules for RideKC transit service for the Labor Day holiday weekend.

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