Metro ridership continued to grow in 2014. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) customers logged more than 15.9 million trips last year, the third highest annual ridership in nearly two decades.
Approximately 45 persons from neighborhoods, special interest organizations, Local, State and Federal agencies will gather on March 27, 2015 to conduct the Missouri Pedestrian/Bicycle/Transit Safety Assessment on the Prospect Avenue Corridor from 22nd St. to 39th St. in Kansas City.
Americans took 10.8 billion trips on public transportation in 2014, which is the highest annual public transit ridership number in 58 years, according to a report released today by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is encouraging people to celebrate “Bus Driver Appreciation Day” on Tuesday, March 18. Driving a Metro bus isn’t an easy job, but the best drivers make it look that way. KCATA Metro bus drivers provided nearly 16 million trips last year, getting people to work, school, shopping and medical appointments. We are asking Kansas City to say “Thank you” to a bus driver on March 18.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.
(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.
(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.
KCATA honors 77 Metro bus operators during the 30th annual Distinguished Drivers Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 9.