One year with the downtown KC Streetcar and plans are underway to look at expansion efforts. KCSA, in coordination with KCATA, selected the team led by HDR to conduct a KC Streetcar Southern Extension study to assess multi-modal transportation needs.
Bus On Shoulder will expand in Kansas, adding a 3.6-mile section of I-35 from Lamar Avenue through Wyandotte County to the Missouri state line
On Thursday, April 6, buses will reroute near the Liberty Memorial, Crown Center and Union Station from 4 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. This affects a significant portion of RideKC’s routes in downtown Kansas City.
The Big 12 Basketball Championship is in Kansas City this week, and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) offers the no-parking transit option to get fans to the games fast and conveniently.
Johnson County will reduce fares on four major RideKC express routes, moving the Kansas City area toward a single, seamless transit system serving the region starting Wednesday, March 1.
Starting Wednesday, Feb. 15, paratransit customers can request reminders – either by phone call or text message – that they’ve scheduled a trip on RideKC Freedom. Similar to reminders they might get from a doctor or dentist, the new technology notifies customers of their reservation a day in advance.
KCATA reached a milestone this month: RideKC buses have used the equivalent of 1,000,000 diesel gallon equivalents of compressed natural gas since starting to use the fuel in 2014.
The Board of Commissioners of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) elected new officers for 2017.
RideKC is preparing for winter weather that may affect travel this weekend, Friday, Jan. 13, through Sunday, Jan. 15.
For up to date information, see http://ridekc.org/bulletins/dec-winter-storm.
KCATA is preparing for the possibility of snow that may affect travel on Wednesday, Dec. 7.
RideKC will operate on the Sunday/Holiday schedule for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 24.
To honor area veterans all regional RideKC transit service will offer free fares to veterans on Friday, Nov. 11.
RideKC routes will offer free fares all day on Tuesday, Nov. 8, to make it easier for citizens to vote in the General Election.
KCATA is expanding a transit route serving students at Metropolitan Community College’s Maple Woods campus in the Northland. The Meadowbrook route is being renumbered as part of a new classification system that gives riders a better idea of a route’s service area and fare.