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
(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.
(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.
Riders have a go-to app for real-time information, trip planning, and payments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two studies show economic impact of transit in KCMO and Missouri
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.
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.
Super Bowl Parade Shuttle Service
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.
(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.