KCATA Receives $600K Innovation Grant for Precision Guidance Sensors

Posted on: Aug 31, 2020

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) today announced that it will receive $600,000 in funding through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Accelerating Innovative Mobility (AIM) initiative to support mobility and innovation in the transit industry

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RideKC Partners with Swiftly to Launch Improved Real-Time Information

Posted on: Aug 17, 2020

(Kansas City, Mo. – Aug. 17, 2020) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) has partnered with Swiftly, Inc., a San Francisco-based big data platform for public transit and mobility services, to bring improved real-time transit arrival and vehicle crowding predictions to RideKC. These improvements were tested internally at KCATA in 2020 and are now fully implemented.

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RideKC Improves Service August 2; New East Village Transit Center Opens

Posted on: Jul 28, 2020

(Kansas City, Mo. – July 27, 2020) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) announces good news for RideKC customers beginning Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. First, the newly built East Village Transit Center at 12th & Charlotte will open for bus service. Second, starting in August, several routes will restore weekday service, or add trips where crowding has been occurring.

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RideKC Announces Transit as Its New Official App

Posted on: May 06, 2020

Riders have a go-to app for real-time information, trip planning, and payments.

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Sound the Horn for Transit Workers: April 16

Posted on: Apr 16, 2020

RideKC is joining transit agencies across the nation to “sound the horn” for transit workers and other front line workers who are keeping communities going during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RideKC Reduces Bus Service in KCMO Due to Stay-at-Home Order

Posted on: Apr 07, 2020

In response to the Stay-At-Home order issued by area counties and municipalities, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) in partnership with the City of Kansas City, Mo., will reduce transit service starting Sunday, April 12, 2020. 

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KCATA April 6 COVID-19 Update

Posted on: Apr 06, 2020

KCATA continues to deliver a vital public service to health care workers, pharmacy and grocery store employees, and others working or traveling to essential destinations.

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RideKC Regional Transit Services Response to COVID-19

Posted on: Mar 19, 2020

In an effort to protect transit operators, customers and the general public, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) announces that all RideKC regional transit services have taken a variety of proactive measures in response to the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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UMKC Research Shows Economic Impact of Zero Fare Transit

Posted on: Feb 27, 2020

Two studies show economic impact of transit in KCMO and Missouri 

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RideKC Schedules Pop-Ups for Customers to Take Redesign Survey

Posted on: Feb 24, 2020

RideKC released a draft plan of the RideKC Next system redesign and invites citizens to give their thoughts about the proposed changes in an online survey. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) redesign is one of the largest system redesigns in the agency’s history. The redesign evaluated every bus route in the system to come up with a draft plan created from direct engagement with stakeholders and the community’s responses to the summer 2019 survey.

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KCATA Reveals Honor Plaque Recipients

Posted on: Feb 11, 2020

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) reveals the names of 10 influential African American Kansas Citians as part of the Paving the Way Honor Plaque Program. 

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RideKC Announces Shuttle Service For Chiefs Kingdom Champions Parade

Posted on: Feb 04, 2020

Super Bowl Parade Shuttle Service 

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KCATA Board of Commissioners Elects New Officers

Posted on: Jan 27, 2020

KCATA Elects new board officers 

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RideKC Ready for Forecasted Snow and Ice

Posted on: Jan 09, 2020

Kansas City, Mo. -  The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) anticipates the forecasted snow and ice storm may cause hazardous travel conditions and affect our transit service during the Friday evening rush hour and on Saturday.

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New Year’s Eve Revellers Can Ride Fare Free

Posted on: Dec 31, 2019

(Kansas City, Mo. I December 31, 2019) – RideKC is offering free rides after 4 p.m. on New Year’s Eve to help riders get home safe. 

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