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