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Metropolitan Community College Joins U-Pass

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Metropolitan Community College students will get a valuable new benefit when the fall semester starts in August: Their MCC student ID will double as an all-access RideKC bus pass — at no additional cost to the students.

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National Awards Honor KCATA For Safety and Security Efforts

Posted on: May 16, 2016

KCATA won top national honors this weekend for its efforts to bolster bus safety on the road and protect bus passengers and operators from assaults.

 

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New Late-Night Service Coming to Main Street MAX

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Starting Friday, May 13, late-night service will be introduced on Main Street MAX, one of Kansas City’s premier bus rapid transit routes connecting to the new downtown streetcar.

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KCAI Students To Travel RideKC Transit With U-Pass

Posted on: May 03, 2016

Last week the KCATA Board of Commissioners approved an agreement to provide KCAI students with a pass for all RideKC transit, including KCATA, Johnson County Transit, Unified Government Transit and Independence, Mo.

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Kansas City Region Offering Free Bus Fares To Celebrate Downtown Streetcar Opening

Posted on: May 02, 2016

The Kansas City region will join together offering free bus fares on Friday, May 6, in celebration of the historic opening of the new downtown Kansas City streetcar.

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RideKC: Bridj Expands Service to the River Market

Posted on: Apr 29, 2016

KCATA announced that its new RideKC: Bridj microtransit service will expand service starting on May 2, 2016. Residents in downtown Kansas City, Mo., and River Market will be able to travel to jobs near KU Medical Center, Hospital Hill, Union Station, and West 39th Street.

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KCATA Board of Commissioners Approves Expanded Night Service

Posted on: Mar 24, 2016

The Board of Commissioners approved expanded late-night bus service connecting to the downtown streetcar and serving key employment centers and entertainment venues in Kansas City.

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Ride KC: Bridj Begins Service March 7

Posted on: Mar 03, 2016

Ride KC: Bridj micro transit service launches on Monday, March 7.

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Bridj, KCATA Launch Pilot Program

Posted on: Feb 10, 2016

Kansas City commuters will be first in the nation to test a unique solution for increased urban mobility. Urban technology company Bridj is teaming up with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to launch Ride KC: Bridj – a pilot program using a network of locally built Ford Transit vans to provide a new way to access areas of Kansas City that are rich in jobs and housing.

 

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Public Invited to Address Proposed Bus Service Changes

Posted on: Feb 10, 2016

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is seeking public comment on a series of proposed bus service changes affecting five routes in different parts of the city

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Former Raytown Mayor, Transit Advocate Appointed to KCATA Board of Commissioners

Posted on: Feb 10, 2016

David Bower, former two-term mayor of Raytown and a leader on regional transit initiatives, has been named to the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s Board of Commissioners.

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KCATA, Kansas City Police Department to Sign Agreement Providing Transit Police

Posted on: Jan 25, 2016

Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte will join the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority on Wednesday, Jan. 27 to sign a landmark agreement dedicating transit officers to Kansas City’s bus system

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Regional Leaders Celebrate New Transit Service Connecting Johnson/Wyandotte Counties

Posted on: Jan 14, 2016

Regional leaders will celebrate the start of new transit service linking Wyandotte and Johnson counties with a special ribbon-tying event on Friday, Jan. 15, near the University of Kansas Medical Center

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Join Us: 107 Ribbon-Tying Event

Posted on: Jan 08, 2016

You are invited to help us celebrate the expansion of the 107 to Mission Transit Center. 

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KCATA Statement On Agency Leadership

Posted on: Dec 16, 2015

The Board of Commissioners of the KCATA congratulates Joe Reardon on being asked to lead the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. Robbie Makinen has been selected for the role of interim President/CEO.

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