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KC Streetcar completes phase one of Riverfront Extension Study, looks to secure TIGER grant funding

Posted on: Sep 29, 2017

The KC Streetcar Authority (KCSA) has approved moving forward with the next phase of technical work for the Streetcar Riverfront Extension and Multi-Modal project.  The project management team consists of the KCSA, Port KC and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA)

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Several Changes Coming to RideKC Routes Oct. 1

Posted on: Sep 27, 2017

Many RideKC routes will change next week, including both MAX bus rapid transit lines. The changes will improve the overall efficiency of transit service, and provide service that better matches local transit needs.

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Main MAX moving to Grand Blvd. Oct. 1

Posted on: Sep 26, 2017

RideKC will launch a new route for Main Street MAX on Sunday, Oct. 1 with a free family celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. at Washington Square Park near Crown Center.

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RideKC celebrates upgraded stop with tailgate

Posted on: Sep 11, 2017

The bus stop at Kauffman Stadium and Arrowhead has had an extreme makeover, thanks to a joint effort by the Jackson County Sports Complex Authority (JCSCA) and the KCATA.

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RideKC Offers Holiday Service on Labor Day Weekend

Posted on: Aug 30, 2017

(Kansas City, Mo. – Aug. 30, 2017) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority announces special schedules for RideKC transit service for the Labor Day holiday weekend.

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Commissioner Klobnak Passes Away

Posted on: Aug 24, 2017

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is saddened by the death of one of its commissioners. James Klobnak represented the City of Kansas City, Mo., on the KCATA board.

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Expanded Bus On Shoulder closer to reality in KCK

Posted on: May 19, 2017

Bus On Shoulder will expand in Kansas, adding a 3.6-mile section of I-35 from Lamar Avenue through Wyandotte County to the Missouri state line

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Team Selected to Study Southern Streetcar Extension

Posted on: May 15, 2017

One year with the downtown KC Streetcar and plans are underway to look at expansion efforts. KCSA, in coordination with KCATA, selected the team led by HDR to conduct a KC Streetcar Southern Extension study to assess multi-modal transportation needs.

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RideKC buses reroute for WWI Centennial Celebration

Posted on: Apr 04, 2017

On Thursday, April 6, buses will reroute near the Liberty Memorial, Crown Center and Union Station from 4 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. This affects a significant portion of RideKC’s routes in downtown Kansas City.

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MAX gets fans to Big 12 basketball tournament

Posted on: Mar 08, 2017

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.

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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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