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Team Selected to Study Southern Streetcar Extension

Posted on: May 15, 2017

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.

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Expanded Bus On Shoulder closer to reality in KCK

Posted on: May 19, 2017

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

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Notice of Proposed Communications Tower Construction

Posted on: May 15, 2017

The KCATA is planning to construct a communications tower at our Headquarters Facility at 1200 E. 18th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108. The tower is needed to support critical communication systems necessary for the safe and efficient operation of KCATA’s public transportation systems.

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RideKC buses reroute for WWI Centennial Celebration

Posted on: Apr 04, 2017

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.

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MAX gets fans to Big 12 basketball tournament

Posted on: Mar 08, 2017

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.

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Johnson County Reduces Fares on Four Express Routes

Posted on: Feb 22, 2017

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. 

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New automated trip reminders available to KC paratransit riders

Posted on: Feb 15, 2017

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.

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KCATA Clocks 1 Million Gallons With CNG Station

Posted on: Jan 27, 2017

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.

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KCATA Board of Commissioners elects officers

Posted on: Jan 25, 2017

The Board of Commissioners of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) elected new officers for 2017.

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RideKC Readies For Storm

Posted on: Jan 13, 2017

RideKC is preparing for winter weather that may affect travel this weekend, Friday, Jan. 13, through Sunday, Jan. 15.

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Dec. 17 Winter Storm

Posted on: Dec 17, 2016

For up to date information, see http://ridekc.org/bulletins/dec-winter-storm

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RideKC Prepares for Possible Snow

Posted on: Dec 06, 2016

KCATA is preparing for the possibility of snow that may affect travel on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

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Thanksgiving Transit Service

Posted on: Nov 21, 2016

RideKC will operate on the Sunday/Holiday schedule for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 24. 

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Veterans Ride Transit for Free on Veterans Day

Posted on: Nov 09, 2016

To honor area veterans all regional RideKC transit service will offer free fares to veterans on Friday, Nov. 11. 

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Kansas City Region Offers Free Bus and Paratransit Fares on Election Day

Posted on: Oct 24, 2016

RideKC routes will offer free fares all day on Tuesday, Nov. 8, to make it easier for citizens to vote in the General Election. 

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