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RideKC Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Events Reroutes

Posted on: Nov 20, 2018

RideKC will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 22. 

 

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New RideKC Student Pass gives students free, unlimited access to the region

Posted on: Oct 29, 2018

KCATA and three area school districts will announce a new Student Pass Program that will give thousands of ninth through 12th graders free, unlimited access to public transportation throughout the region. The pep-rally style news conference starts at 3 p.m. on Oct. 30, at Manual Career Tech Center at 1215 E. Truman Road.   

 

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Nation’s Top Transit Official to Attend Prospect MAX BRT Groundbreaking

Posted on: Oct 24, 2018

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) and the City of Kansas City, Mo., will break ground on the Prospect MAX Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project with a ceremonial groundbreaking at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at 12th and Charlotte streets (southeast corner). 

 

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RideKC Freedom On-Demand expands into Independence, Mo.

Posted on: Oct 09, 2018

KCATA, in cooperation with the City of Independence, Mo., is proud to announce the expansion of RideKC Freedom On-Demand paratransit services in Independence.

 

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Kansas City Region Offers Free Rides on Election Day, Nov. 6

Posted on: Oct 08, 2018

RideKC routes will offer free fares all day on Nov. 6, 2018, to make it easier for citizens to vote. 

 

 

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Johnson County and KCATA Hold Meetings About 2019 Service Changes

Posted on: Oct 08, 2018

Johnson County, Kan., and KCATA are conducting an analysis of all bus service in the county. KCATA and Johnson County will share recommended changes to bus routes at meetings in October 2018. The goals of this project are to improve transit service and efficiency, and to implement recommendations of Mid-America Regional Council’s SmartMoves 3.0 regional transit plan.

 

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Community Invited to Prospect MAX Public Meetings in October

Posted on: Oct 04, 2018

KCATA will host two public meetings next week to provide updates about the Prospect MAX Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. 

 

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Community Meeting to Provide Independence Ave. Transit Updates

Posted on: Sep 27, 2018

KCATA will hold a community meeting to discuss its Bus Rapid Transit Planning and Feasibility Study for Independence Ave. 

 

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KC Streetcar Main Street Extension Project Advances Federal Funding Request

Posted on: Sep 12, 2018

The KC Streetcar project team recently applied for federal funding for the Main Street Extension to University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), marking a crucial step in moving the street extension project towards construction. 

 

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Free Rides on Election Day

Posted on: Aug 03, 2018

RideKC routes will offer free fares all day on Tuesday, Aug. 7, to make it easier for citizens to vote. 

 

 

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27th & Prospect Building Demolition Slated

Posted on: Jul 25, 2018

KCATA will host a ceremonial building demolition event at 10 a.m. Aug. 1, 2018, on the southeast corner of 27th & Prospect.

 

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Joe Peterson joins RideKC Board

Posted on: May 25, 2018

KCATA welcomed Joe Peterson to the Board of Commissioners. Peterson was appointed to the Board by Mayor and CEO of Unified Government of Wyandotte County/ Kansas City Ks. David Alvey.

 

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Anne Post joins RideKC Board

Posted on: May 24, 2018

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) welcomed Anne Post to the Board of Commissioners. Post was appointed to the Board by Kansas City, Mo. Mayor Sly James and started in April.

 

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3-Trail Transit Center To Celebrate Opening With Dedication

Posted on: May 23, 2018

KCATA, 3 Trails West, Inc. and the National Park Service will dedicate a major transit hub which is both high-tech and historic at 12:30 p.m., May 31. The 3-Trails Transit Center is at 9449 Blue Ridge Blvd.

 

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KCATA Partnerships Drive Rider Safety

Posted on: Mar 20, 2018

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority continues its award-winning track record as one of the safest and most secure transit authorities in the country.

 

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