APTA awarded the KCATA its Grand Prize in the 2013 Annual AdWheel Awards competition. The AdWheel Awards acknowledge the creative excellence of member public transportation systems and business members in advertising, communications, and marketing.
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The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) and the Unified Government of Kansas City, Ks./Wyandotte County, (UG) will celebrate the Grand Opening of the Downtown KCK MetroCenter at 7th & Minnesota Ave. at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.
The Grand Opening will include the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Honor Guard and the Wyandotte Nation Honor Guard; a smoke ceremony; and the reveal of the refurbished Winkler Clock. Speakers will include KCATA General Manager Mark Huffer, Mayor Mark Holland, Former Mayor Joe Reardon, Regional Administrator for the Federal Transit Administration Mokhtee Ahmad, KCK Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Cindy Cash, Police Chief Armstrong, and Wyandotte Nation Chief Billy Friend.Read more >>
The KCATA recognized National Disability Employment Awareness Month at the October 23, 2013, Board of Commissioners meeting. A resolution (below) has been issued in honor of the month.
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The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s Main St. MAX bus rapid transit line will offer more frequent service for WaterFire on Saturday, October 22, from 6 p.m. to midnight. MAX Orange Line buses will operate about every 15 minutes, instead of every 30 minutes.
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(Kansas City, Mo. – September 18, 2013) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority announces a new transit pass that will allow customers to get the most out of their monthly rides.
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KCATA is hosting a community workshop for the 3rd & Grand Multimodal Transportation Plan from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 429 Walnut.Read more >>
Rockhurst University has joined the U-Pass program, allowing part-time and full-time undergraduate and graduate students to ride any of the 60 Metro buses free of charge by simply swiping their student ID card.Read more >>
(Kansas City, Mo. – July 24, 2013) Metro customers can take The Metro’s 108-Indiana to the Kansas City Zoo this Tuesday, July 30. The Metro will offer free, frequent service in conjunction with the Zoological District Free Day.Read more >>
KANSAS CITY, MO — On Wednesday, June 19, 2013, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will present the first annual KCATA Rosa Parks SPIRIT Awards celebrating individuals and organizations who, in the spirit of Civil Rights Leader Rosa Parks, are making a difference in Kansas City and in public transit.Read more >>
Beginning June 1, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will again offer reduced fares on The Metro when an Ozone Alert! is predicted. That low fare of 75¢ will also be available on Johnson County Transit’s The JO, Unified Government Transit and IndeBus routes.Read more >>
On June 19, 2013, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will present the first annual KCATA Rosa Parks SPIRIT Awards to those who make a positive difference in public transportation and throughout the community.
Join us for an evening of celebration, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City’s 18th & Vine District.Read more >>
Last year at this time all 30- and 40-foot Metro buses had bike racks. But since the last Bike Month, Metro’s smallest vehicles have added bike racks.height=“327” />Read more >>
In honor of Earth Day, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is will help people find out just how easy and economical it is to ride The Metro. The How-to-Ride Clinic will be held at the 3rd & Grand Park-and-Ride at City Market on Saturday, April 20, from 8 to 11 a.m.Read more >>
Metro customers can take The Metro’s 108-Indiana to The Kansas City Zoo this Sunday, April 7. The Metro will offer more frequent service in conjunction with the Zoological District Free Day.Read more >>
Beginning March 31, The Metro’s 129-Boardwalk/KCI will offer service between downtown Kansas City, Mo., and all KCI Airport terminals seven days a week. The route previously only offered service during the weekdays, while a MetroFlex route allowed customers to call and schedule trips at some other times.Read more >>