Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders and Kansas City Area Transportation Authority President and CEO Joe Reardon announced a cooperative agreement today that will provide the financing necessary for the future acquisition of the 17.7 miles of the Rock Island Corridor from Union Pacific Railroad.
Metro buses will operate on the Sunday/Holiday schedule for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 26. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s Regional Call Center, administrative offices and customer service lobby also will be closed for Thanksgiving. Johnson County, IndeBus and Unified Government Transit will not offer service on Thanksgiving.
Nearly 200,000 rides were provided on the free shuttles and regular routes, shattering previous ridership records.
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will honor 88 Metro bus operators during the 31st annual Distinguished Drivers Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 29.
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will hold several public meetings in October and November to discuss proposed service changes that would take effect in 2016. Changes would affect KCATA routes and Johnson County Transit routes.
For the first time, Kansas City now has a single website dedicated to public transportation in the metro area.
No more culling through multiple websites to find bus service in Kansas City. The new RideKC website, which was launched Oct. 15, gives bus riders one location to find information about routes, schedules and fares for every corner of the Kansas City region, whether it’s downtown Kansas City, Johnson County, Wyandotte County or Independence
(Kansas City, Mo. – October 14, 2015) If getting to work this Saturday morning requires a transit trip, it’s likely your bus will be traveling an alternate route. Saturday morning, Oct. 17, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will reroute most buses throughout Kansas City for the Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon.
KCATA, in coordination with the Downtown Council, selected a group led by Briarcliff Development Co. to redevelop a 1.8-acre parcel at the northeast corner of Third Street and Grand Boulevard in the River Market area downtown. The Briarcliff team was among five teams that submitted proposals to redevelop the site. The firm now has 90 days beginning Oct. 1 to negotiate a final development agreement with the KCATA
Former Commissioner George Huvendick passed away on Oct. 4, 2015. Huvendick represented Leavenworth County, Kan., on the KCATA board for forty years, from 1966-1970 and 1978-2014.
After a year of construction near one of Kansas City’s busiest transit stops, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority and the Kansas City Streetcar Constructors want to express gratitude to a patient public.
All Kansas City buses will be equipped with Wi-Fi next year when the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority expands the amenity to more than 200 buses.
(Kansas City, Mo. – Sept. 8, 2015) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) took a key step toward deploying faster and more reliable bus service on Prospect Avenue when the federal government recently cleared the proposed MAX route for project development
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority has collected four awards recognizing the agency for its efforts to improve regional transit, marketing public transportation and distinguished leadership.
Starting this fall, the UMKC student ID will take students to places it never did before. Working also as a bus pass, the University of Missouri-Kansas City student ID is as good for getting around Kansas City as it is for gaining admission to sporting events, checking out books at the library and buying a meal.