Bus Service Expanded, Better Serving MCC’s Maplewoods Campus

Posted on: Oct 03, 2016

KCATA is expanding a transit route serving students at Metropolitan Community College’s Maple Woods campus in the Northland. The Meadowbrook route is being renumbered as part of a new classification system that gives riders a better idea of a route’s service area and fare.

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The $54 Million Question: What’s Next For Prospect MAX

Posted on: Sep 27, 2016

KCATA will hold a community meeting to discuss the planned Prospect MAX bus rapid transit (BRT) line. The meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 11, 4:30-6:30 p.m., at Alphapointe, 7501 Prospect.

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Fare Reduced for Popular K-10 Connector Service

Posted on: Sep 26, 2016

Fares will be cut 50 cents on the popular K-10 Connector service running between Overland Park and Lawrence as part of an effort to bring the route in line with similar express services offered in other parts of the metro area.

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KCATA Receives Largest Grant for New Buses In 20 Years

Posted on: Sep 08, 2016

KCATA will receive $8,986,350 to purchase new buses. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration announced the selections for Bus and Bus Facilities Grant Program. This award is the biggest Bus and Bus Facilities Grant KCATA has earned since 1993.

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RideKC Offers Holiday Service On Labor Day Weekend

Posted on: Sep 01, 2016

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority announces special schedules for RideKC transit service for the Labor Day holiday weekend.

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Popular K-10 Connect Resumes Regular Service Monday

Posted on: Aug 18, 2016

As students return to college campuses this fall, Johnson County’s popular bus service will resume its regular operating schedule between Overland Park and Lawrence.


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UMKC, KCAI and MCCKC Travel on RideKC Transit with U-Pass

Posted on: Aug 18, 2016

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority has formed partnerships with University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) and Metropolitan Community College of Kansas City (MCCKC) to provide U-Pass, an all-access transit pass to university students. KCATA will hold on-campus How-To-Ride Clinics during the weeks of Aug. 21 and Aug. 28. 

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RideKC Transit To Pilot Free Bus Ride Program For Paratransit Users

Posted on: Aug 02, 2016

(Kansas City, Mo. – August 1, 2016) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will offer free bus rides for qualified paratransit users in a new pilot program.

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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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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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