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13
Sep
2017

Celebrate MAX moving to Grand

Date:September 13, 2017
Celebrate MAX moving to Grand

MAX, one of our premier bus routes, is moving to Grand Boulevard to offer reliable and more direct service through downtown. Come celebrate with us in Washington Square Park on Oct. 1.

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22
Sep
2017

57 to serve south Kansas City job and retail center

Date:September 22, 2017
57 to serve south Kansas City job and retail center

RideKC’s 57 Wornall will travel further south beginning Oct. 1, providing regularly scheduled transit service seven days a week to an area that previously had limited Flex service.

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21
Sep
2017

3-Trails Transit Center to anchor service in South KC

Date:September 21, 2017
3-Trails Transit Center to anchor service in South KC

Several routes serving south Kansas City change in October 2017 to create connections at the 3-Trails Transit Center. The location at Bannister and Blue Ridge will serve as a hub for six RideKC routes: Troost MAX, 28, 29 (previously 28X ), 75, 99, and 399.

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15
Sep
2017

KCATA adopts new economic development strategy

Date:September 15, 2017
KCATA adopts new economic development strategy

New policy sets in place guidelines for the KCATA to pursue economic development opportunities related to transit.

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13
Sep
2017

KCATA improves maligned bus stop

Date:September 13, 2017
KCATA improves maligned bus stop

Shelter, sidewalk, sign added to Truman Sports Complex bus stop that was in the running last year for the country's "sorriest."

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11
Sep
2017

Photoblog: The Iron Men of Metz

Date:September 11, 2017
Photoblog: The Iron Men of Metz

A group of World War II veterans from the Iron Men of Metz will visited the National World War I Museum and Memorial. RideKC was fortunate to provide transportation to them and their families between the Plaza and the Memorial.

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10
Sep
2017

Guide dog gives KCATA chief executive freedom

Date:September 10, 2017
Guide dog gives KCATA chief executive freedom

New service dog gives Kansas City Area Transportation Authority President and Chief Executive Robbie Makinen mobility.

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06
Sep
2017

Free bus passes popular with vets

Date:September 06, 2017
Free bus passes popular with vets

Free passes produce thousands of boardings since spring. KCATA chief executive calls results 'fantastic.'

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05
Sep
2017

Free fun and food at Library in the Park in KCK

Date:September 05, 2017
Free fun and food at Library in the Park in KCK

Live music, delicious food and family fun are on tap for the 3rd annual Library in the Park event. The free event will feature a book signing by Katheryn Russell-Brown, author of Little Melba and her Big Trombone.

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30
Aug
2017

New service coming to popular Johnson County bus route

Date:August 30, 2017
New service coming to popular Johnson County bus route

RideKC is adding fifth morning trip to 569 South OP Express on Sept. 11.

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