As students return to college campuses this fall, Johnson County’s popular bus service will resume its regular operating schedule between Overland Park and Lawrence.
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority has formed partnerships with University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) and Metropolitan Community College of Kansas City (MCCKC) to provide U-Pass, an all-access transit pass to university students. KCATA will hold on-campus How-To-Ride Clinics during the weeks of Aug. 21 and Aug. 28.
(Kansas City, Mo. – August 1, 2016) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will offer free bus rides for qualified paratransit users in a new pilot program.
Late night service on Friday and Saturday nights will be available on Troost MAX and 47-Broadway. The service will be extended until 2 a.m., giving riders a few extra round trips each day.
(Kansas City, Mo. – July 6, 2016) A new pilot program broadening the transportation options for seniors and anyone with a disability starts this week in Johnson County, Ks., and eastern Jackson County, Mo.
Starting July 3, 2016, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will be making changes to a few RideKC routes. The changes are designed to help improve the efficiency of these different routes in Kansas City, Mo.
New RideKC transit service will be launched July 5 in Johnson County, providing new and expanded regional connections to jobs, higher education and many restaurants and stores.
Wednesday, June 15, is an Ozone Alert! To promote healthy air quality, RideKC cut the cost of riding the bus in half on an Ozone Alert.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Surprise story times are popping up on buses around Kansas City, Kansas. During the month of June, riders on the 101 bus route may get to hear a story read by local athletes and community leaders including Mayor Mark Holland and a member of the roller derby. These individuals will be appearing at unannounced times as part of Kansas City, Kansas Public Library’s (KCKPL) Stories on the Bus program to promote summer reading and the upcoming Library in the Park
During the months of June through September, RideKC will pick up part of the cost of riding the bus on Ozone Alert days, when there is a high concentration of ground-level ozone pollution
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.
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.
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.