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Mar. 1: Share-A-Fare In Phase A

Posted on: Feb 28, 2015

Due to road conditions, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) has activated Phase A of the Inclement Weather Plan for the Share-A-Fare paratransit service. Many customers may experience delays of 30 to 60 minutes past scheduled pickup times.

 

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KCATA Prepares for Weekend Winter Storm

Posted on: Feb 27, 2015

(Kansas City, Mo. – Feb. 27, 2015) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is preparing for the coming snow storm that will affect travel beginning this weekend.

 

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Joe Reardon Named CEO of KCATA

Posted on: Feb 18, 2015

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Public Meetings About Changes To Paratransit Application Process

Posted on: Feb 02, 2015

KCATA will host several public meetings during the week of Feb. 9 to discuss proposed changes to the application process for Share-A-Fare paratransit service.

 

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Johnson County Transit to be Managed by KCATA

Posted on: Jan 30, 2015

the first time in more than 30 years, Johnson County Transit will be managed by the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority. Johnson County Government and KCATA officially approved the new partnership in December, to be effective Feb. 1, 2015. 

 

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Board of Commissioners Elects New Officers

Posted on: Jan 08, 2015

The Board of Commissioners of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) elected new officers for 2015. Jackson County, Mo., Commissioner Robbie Makinen was re-elected Chairman at the December board meeting. 

 

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Special Event Celebrates Partnership Between Johnson County And KCATA

Posted on: Dec 16, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo. – Dec. 16, 2014) For the first time in more than 30 years, Johnson County will contract with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) to provide administrative and management services for The JO transit service. The 2‐year agreement was approved by the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners Dec. 11, and is expected to be approved by the KCATA Board of Commissioners at a special ceremony on Dec. 17. 

 

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KCATA Board Approves RideKC Brand, Annual Budget

Posted on: Nov 25, 2014

KCATA took several significant actions at its Nov. 19 meeting. The Board approved a new regional transit brand, the 2015 operating budget, and a contract to improve the way KCATA provides service to people with disabilities. 

 

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KCATA Prepares For Winter Storm

Posted on: Nov 14, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo. – Nov. 14, 2014) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is preparing for the coming storm that may affect travel this weekend. KCATA will be providing bus service and encourages its customers to plan for the weather. Those traveling tomorrow should dress warmly and be prepared for possible delays.

 

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Veterans Ride Transit for Free on Veterans Day

Posted on: Nov 10, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo. – Nov. 10, 2014) To honor area veterans, The Metro, The JO, Unified Government Transit and IndeBus will offer free fares to veterans on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

 

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ShotSpotter Success

Posted on: Oct 13, 2014

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81 Metro Bus Operators ‘Distinguished’ As the Best in Safety and Customer Service

Posted on: Oct 08, 2014

KCATA honors 77 Metro bus operators during the 30th annual Distinguished Drivers Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 9. 

 

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Johnson County Board of Commissioners Agrees To Partner With KCATA

Posted on: Sep 26, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo. – September 25, 2014) Today, the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners – Committee of the Whole gave the nod for Johnson County and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) to develop a Cooperative Agreement that will lead to the management consolidation of Johnson County Transit.

 

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