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Regional Pass Signals A New Era of Regional Transit Cooperation

Posted on: Mar 31, 2014

Beginning April 1, a commuter can use a single pass on any of the four local transit services in the region. Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, Johnson County Transit, Unified Government Transit and the City of Independence all will accept The JO Standard Express Monthly Pass from Johnson County Transit.

 

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New 31-Day Bus Pass Available Soon

Posted on: Mar 12, 2014

Beginning last fall, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) introduced a 31-Day Bus Pass as a pilot. KCATA is pleased to announce full implementation of the new pass beginning March 25. 

 

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Metro Buses Adding WiFi Service To Area Commutes

Posted on: Feb 27, 2014

Metro and MAX riders will soon be able to get more out of their commute with free WiFi powered by T-Mobile on select buses.  All MAX vehicles and 22 Metro buses will have WiFi service by the first week of March.

 

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47-Broadway Expands Service To Kauffman Stadium

Posted on: Apr 02, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo. – April 2, 2014) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is expanding service to Kauffman Stadium on 47-Broadway along Blue Ridge Cutoff on weeknights and Saturdays.

 

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Bus Driver Appreciation Day Is March 18

Posted on: Mar 14, 2014

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is encouraging people to celebrate “Bus Driver Appreciation Day” on Tuesday, March 18. Driving a Metro bus isn’t an easy job, but the best drivers make it look that way. KCATA Metro bus drivers provided nearly 16 million trips last year, getting people to work, school, shopping and medical appointments. We are asking Kansas City to say “Thank you” to a bus driver on March 18.

 

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March 18: Zoological District Free Day

Posted on: Mar 14, 2014

Metro customers can take The Metro’s 108-Indiana to the Kansas City Zoo Tuesday, March 18. The Metro will offer free, frequent service in conjunction with the Zoological District Free Day. 

 

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Public Meeting to Discuss Prospect MAX

Posted on: Mar 06, 2014

KCATA, along with the City of Kansas City, Mo. is holding a public meeting on March 18 to discuss a proposed MAX Bus Rapid Transit line on Prospect Ave. from Downtown to south Kansas City. The meeting will provide progress updates on the latest planning and design efforts, as well as the proposed funding for the Prospect MAX line.

 

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Public Meetings To Discuss Share-A-Fare Eligibility Process

Posted on: Jan 13, 2014

KCATA is considering revising its Share-A-Fare eligibility process. If you would like to comment on the new process, please attend one of the public participation meetings.

 

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Zoo Free Day on Dec. 30

Posted on: Dec 26, 2013

Metro customers can take The Metro’s 108-Indiana to the Kansas City Zoo this Monday, Dec. 30. The Metro will offer free, frequent service in conjunction with the Zoological District Free Day.

 

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Winter Weather Tips

Posted on: Dec 20, 2013

Tips to make traveling easier during winter weather.

 

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