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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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Popular K-10 Connect Resumes Regular Service Monday

Posted on: Aug 18, 2016

As students return to college campuses this fall, Johnson County’s popular bus service will resume its regular operating schedule between Overland Park and Lawrence.

 

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UMKC, KCAI and MCCKC Travel on RideKC Transit with U-Pass

Posted on: Aug 18, 2016

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority has formed partnerships with University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) and Metropolitan Community College of Kansas City (MCCKC) to provide U-Pass, an all-access transit pass to university students. KCATA will hold on-campus How-To-Ride Clinics during the weeks of Aug. 21 and Aug. 28. 

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KCATA Expands Troost MAX and 47-Broadway Late Night Service

Posted on: Jul 08, 2016

Late night service on Friday and Saturday nights will be available on Troost MAX and 47-Broadway. The service will be extended until 2 a.m., giving riders a few extra round trips each day.

 

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New RideKC Pilot Program Offers Expanded Trans Options for Seniors, Riders with Disabilities

Posted on: Jul 06, 2016

(Kansas City, Mo. – July 6, 2016)  A new pilot program broadening the transportation options for seniors and anyone with a disability starts this week in Johnson County, Ks., and eastern Jackson County, Mo.       

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Changes Coming to RideKC Routes

Posted on: Jun 27, 2016

Starting July 3, 2016, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will be making changes to a few RideKC routes. The changes are designed to help improve the efficiency of these different routes in Kansas City, Mo.

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Ozone Alert for June 23

Posted on: Jun 22, 2016

Thursday, June 23, is an Ozone Alert! 

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