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How to Apply for the Share-A-Fare Advisory Committee

Posted on: Jan 27, 2015

The Share-A-Fare Advisory Committee is currently accepting applications. 

 

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Board of Commissioners Elects New Officers

Posted on: Jan 08, 2015

The Board of Commissioners of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) elected new officers for 2015. Jackson County, Mo., Commissioner Robbie Makinen was re-elected Chairman at the December board meeting. 

 

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Special Event Celebrates Partnership Between Johnson County And KCATA

Posted on: Dec 16, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo. – Dec. 16, 2014) For the first time in more than 30 years, Johnson County will contract with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) to provide administrative and management services for The JO transit service. The 2‐year agreement was approved by the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners Dec. 11, and is expected to be approved by the KCATA Board of Commissioners at a special ceremony on Dec. 17. 

 

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KCATA Board Approves RideKC Brand, Annual Budget

Posted on: Nov 25, 2014

KCATA took several significant actions at its Nov. 19 meeting. The Board approved a new regional transit brand, the 2015 operating budget, and a contract to improve the way KCATA provides service to people with disabilities. 

 

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KCATA Prepares For Winter Storm

Posted on: Nov 14, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo. – Nov. 14, 2014) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is preparing for the coming storm that may affect travel this weekend. KCATA will be providing bus service and encourages its customers to plan for the weather. Those traveling tomorrow should dress warmly and be prepared for possible delays.

 

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Veterans Ride Transit for Free on Veterans Day

Posted on: Nov 10, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo. – Nov. 10, 2014) To honor area veterans, The Metro, The JO, Unified Government Transit and IndeBus will offer free fares to veterans on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

 

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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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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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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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