International Bus Roadeo and Bus Display

Posted on: May 02, 2014

2014 International Bus Roadeo

The prestigious 2014 International Bus Roadeo, which will be held on Sunday, May 4, at the Kemper Arena, highlights the best bus operators and bus maintenance teams in North America. 

Seventy bus operators and 32 maintenance teams from public transit systems across North America participate in separate competitions, which showcase their skills in safe driving and vehicle maintenance.  The Operator Competition includes events such as pre-trip inspection, judgment stops, turning, and clearing obstacles.  The Mechanic Competition requires skills in the identification of defects in engine, transmission, brakes, multiplex and HVAC modules.

The winners for the International Bus Roadeo will be announced at an awards dinner on Tuesday, May 6.

WHO:             International Bus Roadeo Competition

WHAT:          Bus Operators Competition and a troubleshooting Maintenance Competition

WHEN:          8:00-11:30 a.m. & 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

WHERE:       Kemper Arena, 1600 Genessee Street, Kansas City, MO

Bus Display at Convention Center

Monday, May 5, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., different types of transit buses will be on display outside the main entrance of the Kansas City Convention Center on Central Avenue, between W. 12th & W. 13th Streets.  Manufacturer representatives will be on hand to discuss their products and answer your questions.