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Johnson County Board of Commissioners Agrees To Partner With KCATA

Posted on: Sep 26, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo. – September 25, 2014) Today, the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners – Committee of the Whole gave the nod for Johnson County and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) to develop a Cooperative Agreement that will lead to the management consolidation of Johnson County Transit.

 

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ShotSpotter Success

Posted on: Oct 13, 2014

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81 Metro Bus Operators ‘Distinguished’ As the Best in Safety and Customer Service

Posted on: Oct 08, 2014

KCATA honors 77 Metro bus operators during the 30th annual Distinguished Drivers Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 9. 

 

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Questions & Answers - KCATA/JCT Management Consolidation

Posted on: Sep 22, 2014

Frequent questions about the proposed management consolidation of The JO and KCATA.

 

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KCATA Opens CNG Bus Fueling Station

Posted on: Aug 26, 2014

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will celebrate the opening of its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

 

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Ozone Alert: Aug. 26

Posted on: Aug 25, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo. – Aug. 25, 2012) Tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 26, is an Ozone Alert! Area transit agencies – The Metro, The JO, Unified Government Transit and IndeBus – will offer 75¢ bus rides tomorrow to promote healthy air quality. 

 

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KCATA GM Mark Huffer Resigns

Posted on: Aug 19, 2014

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority announced that Mark E. Huffer, general manager, will leave his post effective August 22, 2014. 

 

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Ozone Alert! Issued for Saturday, July 26

Posted on: Jul 25, 2014

Saturday, July 26, is an Ozone Alert! The Metro is offering 75¢ bus rides to promote healthy air quality.

 

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2014 Rosa Parks SPIRIT Awards

Posted on: Jul 17, 2014

On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will salute individuals and organizations who make a positive difference in public transportation and in Kansas City. Join us for an evening of celebration, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, at the Historic Firestone Building in Kansas City’s Crossroads District.

 

 

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KCATA Hosts Meetings to Discuss Long-term Vision of Downtown Transit

Posted on: Jul 08, 2014

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will host two public meetings on Thursday, July 17, to discuss Kansas City’s long-term vision for downtown transit.  

 

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New 105-Rosedale Route To Connect KCK Neighborhoods

Posted on: Jun 25, 2014

KCATA and the Unified Government announce a new route that will provide vital connections and access to Kansas City, Ks., neighborhoods and the KU Medical Center.

 

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Transit Agencies Offer 75¢ Ozone Alert! Fare

Posted on: May 30, 2014

Beginning June 1, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will again offer reduced fares on The Metro when an Ozone Alert! is predicted. That low fare of 75¢ will also be available on Johnson County Transit’s The JO, Unified Government Transit and IndeBus routes.

 

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Teens get around for $12 a month with Tranz It

Posted on: May 21, 2014

Now is the time to get Metro’s Tranz It, a special bus pass just for youth 12 to 18 years old.

 

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KCATA Adds More Compressed Natural Gas Buses To Fleet

Posted on: May 06, 2014

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is increasing the number of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles in its fleet. Fifteen new CNG buses arrived in Kansas City, and are now serving Metro bus routes.  Additional CNG buses are on order and will be delivered next fall and in 2015.

     

 

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