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16
Feb
2017

KCATA safety measures producing efficiency

Date:February 16, 2017
KCATA safety measures producing efficiency

The KCATA has put in place new measures that not only enhance safety for RideKC buses but also create efficiencies that save money.

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14
Feb
2017

KCATA transportation managers reach out to riders

Date:February 14, 2017
KCATA transportation managers reach out to riders

Staffers riding the bus, learning customers' thoughts about the transit system

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09
Feb
2017

Work starts on new Three Trails transit center

Date:February 09, 2017
Work starts on new Three Trails transit center

Construction has started on a new transit center near the Three Trails Crossing that will share in a slice of U.S. history. The KCATA’s new transit center on Blue Ridge Boulevard near Bannister Road has been designated by the National Park Service as a trailhead marking the California, Oregon and Santa Fe trails. The center is expected to finished later this year.

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03
Feb
2017

Bill would expand bus-on-shoulder service on I-35

Date:February 03, 2017
Bill would expand bus-on-shoulder service on I-35

A bill in the Kansas Legislature would allow buses to drive on the shoulder of a 3.6-mile section of I-35 from Lamar Avenue to the Missouri state

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02
Feb
2017

Upgrades planned for 12th & Grand transit stop

Date:February 02, 2017
Upgrades planned for 12th & Grand transit stop

Design work is underway for new improvements to the RideKC transit stop at the southeast corner of 12th & Grand

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01
Feb
2017

On RideKC: African American Inventors Exhibit

Date:February 01, 2017
On RideKC: African American Inventors Exhibit

Take 47 or 85 to at the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center to see a new exhibit that sheds light on African American inventors of the past and present.

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31
Jan
2017

RideKC Thanks Local Bus Hero

Date:January 31, 2017
RideKC Thanks Local Bus Hero

A rider comes to the rescue of a bus operator in her time of need.

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26
Jan
2017

KCATA ‘Hope’ bus honored nationally

Date:January 26, 2017
KCATA ‘Hope’ bus honored nationally

A specially-wrapped pink bus won first place from the American Public Transportation Association's annual marketing competition. The bus was unveiled at Union Station last fall as part of Breast Cancer Awareness month.

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12
Jan
2017

KCK Public Library brings award-winning book to life on board bus

Date:January 12, 2017
KCK Public Library brings award-winning book to life on board bus

Watch Last Stop on Market Street unfold on a bus in Kansas City, Kansas.

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14
Dec
2016

Quality Hill Academy Students Try Transit

Date:December 14, 2016
Quality Hill Academy Students Try Transit

Second graders from Quality Hill Academy studied transit in Kansas City. On Dec. 11, they hosted a Publishing Party to present their findings.

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