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Ozone Alert! Issued for Saturday, July 26

Posted on: Jul 25, 2014

Saturday, July 26, is an Ozone Alert! The Metro is offering 75¢ bus rides to promote healthy air quality.

 

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2014 Rosa Parks SPIRIT Awards

Posted on: Jul 17, 2014

On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will salute individuals and organizations who make a positive difference in public transportation and in Kansas City. Join us for an evening of celebration, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, at the Historic Firestone Building in Kansas City’s Crossroads District.

 

 

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KCATA Hosts Meetings to Discuss Long-term Vision of Downtown Transit

Posted on: Jul 08, 2014

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will host two public meetings on Thursday, July 17, to discuss Kansas City’s long-term vision for downtown transit.  

 

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New 105-Rosedale Route To Connect KCK Neighborhoods

Posted on: Jun 25, 2014

KCATA and the Unified Government announce a new route that will provide vital connections and access to Kansas City, Ks., neighborhoods and the KU Medical Center.

 

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Transit Agencies Offer 75¢ Ozone Alert! Fare

Posted on: May 30, 2014

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.

 

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Teens get around for $12 a month with Tranz It

Posted on: May 21, 2014

Now is the time to get Metro’s Tranz It, a special bus pass just for youth 12 to 18 years old.

 

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KCATA Adds More Compressed Natural Gas Buses To Fleet

Posted on: May 06, 2014

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is increasing the number of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles in its fleet. Fifteen new CNG buses arrived in Kansas City, and are now serving Metro bus routes.  Additional CNG buses are on order and will be delivered next fall and in 2015.

     

 

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James, Cleaver celebrate final project from TIGER grant

Posted on: Apr 22, 2014

In 2010, KCATA, MARC and Johnson County Transit were awarded a competitive $50 million TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grant from the Federal Transit Administration to make infrastructure and transit improvements in Greater Kansas City. The grant funded 120 projects across the region. Now, we celebrate the completion of the final TIGER project. 

 

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47-Broadway Expands Service To Kauffman Stadium

Posted on: Apr 02, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo. – April 2, 2014) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is expanding service to Kauffman Stadium on 47-Broadway along Blue Ridge Cutoff on weeknights and Saturdays.

 

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Regional Pass Signals A New Era of Regional Transit Cooperation

Posted on: Apr 01, 2014

Beginning April 1, a commuter can use a single pass on any of the four local transit services in the region. Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, Johnson County Transit, Unified Government Transit and the City of Independence all will accept The JO Standard Express Monthly Pass from Johnson County Transit.

 

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New 31-Day Bus Pass Available Soon

Posted on: Mar 12, 2014

Beginning last fall, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) introduced a 31-Day Bus Pass as a pilot. KCATA is pleased to announce full implementation of the new pass beginning March 25. 

 

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Public Meeting to Discuss Prospect MAX

Posted on: Mar 06, 2014

KCATA, along with the City of Kansas City, Mo. is holding a public meeting on March 18 to discuss a proposed MAX Bus Rapid Transit line on Prospect Ave. from Downtown to south Kansas City. The meeting will provide progress updates on the latest planning and design efforts, as well as the proposed funding for the Prospect MAX line.

 

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Metro Buses Adding WiFi Service To Area Commutes

Posted on: Feb 27, 2014

Metro and MAX riders will soon be able to get more out of their commute with free WiFi powered by T-Mobile on select buses.  All MAX vehicles and 22 Metro buses will have WiFi service by the first week of March.

 

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