(Kansas City, Mo. – Dec. 18, 2014) 8:30 A.M. – Metro buses are using regular routes today. About 25 percent of buses are running behind due to traffic conditions; delays are averaging 20 minutes. Metro snow and ice crews are treating roads.
(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.
(Kansas City, Mo. – September 25, 2014) Today, the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners – Committee of the Whole gave the nod for Johnson County and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) to develop a Cooperative Agreement that will lead to the management consolidation of Johnson County Transit.
Frequent questions about the proposed management consolidation of The JO and KCATA.
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will celebrate the opening of its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
(Kansas City, Mo. – Aug. 25, 2012) Tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 26, is an Ozone Alert! Area transit agencies – The Metro, The JO, Unified Government Transit and IndeBus – will offer 75¢ bus rides tomorrow to promote healthy air quality.
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority announced that Mark E. Huffer, general manager, will leave his post effective August 22, 2014.
Saturday, July 26, is an Ozone Alert! The Metro is offering 75¢ bus rides to promote healthy air quality.
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.
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.