Veterans Ride Transit for Free on Veterans Day

Posted on: Nov 09, 2016

(Kansas City, Mo. – Nov. 9, 2016)  To honor area veterans all regional RideKC transit service will offer free fares to veterans on Friday, Nov. 11. Veterans should show their Department of Veterans Affairs VIC (Veterans Identification Card), United States Uniformed Services Identification Card or a Missouri or Kansas driver’s license or state-issued identification card displaying “Veteran” on the back of the license.

Area transit providers will operate regular weekday service on Veterans Day.

On Thursday, Nov. 10, KCATA employees will participate in an informal Patriot March walk-at-work event to honor veterans.  At 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. walkers will depart from 1350 E. 17th St, travelling along 18th and Main streets to arrive at Liberty Memorial, where brief remarks will be given. Area businesses from the Jazz District and Crossroads are also invited to participate in the walk, including Tension Envelope, who will be joining the 11 a.m. walk.

In observance of the holiday on Nov. 11, KCATA administrative offices will be closed. However, the Regional Call Center and the Share-A-Fare offices will operate normal hours on Friday.

For route information, contact the Regional Call Center at (816) 221-0660, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., or visit us at http://www.ridekc.org.