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KCATA Expands Troost MAX and 47-Broadway Late Night Service

Posted on: Jul 08, 2016

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.

 

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New RideKC Pilot Program Offers Expanded Trans Options for Seniors, Riders with Disabilities

Posted on: Jul 06, 2016

(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.       

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Changes Coming to RideKC Routes

Posted on: Jun 27, 2016

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.

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Ozone Alert for June 23

Posted on: Jun 22, 2016

Thursday, June 23, is an Ozone Alert! 

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RideKC Transit Expands In Johnson County on July 5

Posted on: Jun 20, 2016

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.

 

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Ozone Alert! Issued for Thursday, June 16

Posted on: Jun 15, 2016

Thursday, June 16, is an Ozone Alert!

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FIRST OZONE ALERT OF 2016 ISSUED FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15

Posted on: Jun 14, 2016

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.

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A story time on the bus? Shh…It’s a surprise

Posted on: Jun 07, 2016

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

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Discounted Bus Fares Help Battle Regional Air Pollution

Posted on: Jun 03, 2016

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

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Metropolitan Community College Joins U-Pass

Posted on: May 25, 2016

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.

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National Awards Honor KCATA For Safety and Security Efforts

Posted on: May 16, 2016

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.

 

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New Late-Night Service Coming to Main Street MAX

Posted on: May 12, 2016

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.

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KCAI Students To Travel RideKC Transit With U-Pass

Posted on: May 03, 2016

Last week the KCATA Board of Commissioners approved an agreement to provide KCAI students with a pass for all RideKC transit, including KCATA, Johnson County Transit, Unified Government Transit and Independence, Mo.

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Kansas City Region Offering Free Bus Fares To Celebrate Downtown Streetcar Opening

Posted on: May 02, 2016

The Kansas City region will join together offering free bus fares on Friday, May 6, in celebration of the historic opening of the new downtown Kansas City streetcar.

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RideKC: Bridj Expands Service to the River Market

Posted on: Apr 29, 2016

KCATA announced that its new RideKC: Bridj microtransit service will expand service starting on May 2, 2016. Residents in downtown Kansas City, Mo., and River Market will be able to travel to jobs near KU Medical Center, Hospital Hill, Union Station, and West 39th Street.

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