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KCATA Board of Commissioners Approves Expanded Night Service

Posted on: Mar 24, 2016

The Board of Commissioners approved expanded late-night bus service connecting to the downtown streetcar and serving key employment centers and entertainment venues in Kansas City.

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Ride KC: Bridj Begins Service March 7

Posted on: Mar 03, 2016

Ride KC: Bridj micro transit service launches on Monday, March 7.

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Bridj, KCATA Launch Pilot Program

Posted on: Feb 10, 2016

Kansas City commuters will be first in the nation to test a unique solution for increased urban mobility. Urban technology company Bridj is teaming up with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to launch Ride KC: Bridj – a pilot program using a network of locally built Ford Transit vans to provide a new way to access areas of Kansas City that are rich in jobs and housing.

 

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Public Invited to Address Proposed Bus Service Changes

Posted on: Feb 10, 2016

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is seeking public comment on a series of proposed bus service changes affecting five routes in different parts of the city

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Former Raytown Mayor, Transit Advocate Appointed to KCATA Board of Commissioners

Posted on: Feb 10, 2016

David Bower, former two-term mayor of Raytown and a leader on regional transit initiatives, has been named to the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s Board of Commissioners.

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KCATA, Kansas City Police Department to Sign Agreement Providing Transit Police

Posted on: Jan 25, 2016

Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte will join the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority on Wednesday, Jan. 27 to sign a landmark agreement dedicating transit officers to Kansas City’s bus system

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Regional Leaders Celebrate New Transit Service Connecting Johnson/Wyandotte Counties

Posted on: Jan 14, 2016

Regional leaders will celebrate the start of new transit service linking Wyandotte and Johnson counties with a special ribbon-tying event on Friday, Jan. 15, near the University of Kansas Medical Center

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Join Us: 107 Ribbon-Tying Event

Posted on: Jan 08, 2016

You are invited to help us celebrate the expansion of the 107 to Mission Transit Center. 

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KCATA Statement On Agency Leadership

Posted on: Dec 16, 2015

The Board of Commissioners of the KCATA congratulates Joe Reardon on being asked to lead the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. Robbie Makinen has been selected for the role of interim President/CEO.

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Thanksgiving Transit Service

Posted on: Nov 23, 2015

Metro buses will operate on the Sunday/Holiday schedule for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 26. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s Regional Call Center, administrative offices and customer service lobby also will be closed for Thanksgiving. Johnson County, IndeBus and Unified Government Transit will not offer service on Thanksgiving. 

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KCATA Experiences Record-Breaking Ridership For Royal Celebration

Posted on: Nov 03, 2015

Nearly 200,000 rides were provided on the free shuttles and regular routes, shattering previous ridership records.

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

Posted on: Oct 28, 2015

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will honor 88 Metro bus operators during the 31st annual Distinguished Drivers Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 29. 

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KCATA Holds Meetings About Upcoming Service Changes

Posted on: Oct 21, 2015

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will hold several public meetings in October and November to discuss proposed service changes that would take effect in 2016. Changes would affect KCATA routes and Johnson County Transit routes. 

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New Regional Website Launched for Transit Service Across Metro Area

Posted on: Oct 20, 2015

For the first time, Kansas City now has a single website dedicated to public transportation in the metro area.

No more culling through multiple websites to find bus service in Kansas City. The new RideKC website, which was launched Oct. 15, gives bus riders one location to find information about routes, schedules and fares for every corner of the Kansas City region, whether it’s downtown Kansas City, Johnson County, Wyandotte County or Independence

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KCATA Buses to Reroute for Kansas City Marathon

Posted on: Oct 14, 2015

(Kansas City, Mo. – October 14, 2015) If getting to work this Saturday morning requires a transit trip, it’s likely your bus will be traveling an alternate route. Saturday morning, Oct. 17, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will reroute most buses throughout Kansas City for the Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon.

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