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16
Aug
2017

Your RideKC guide to the solar eclipse

Date:August 16, 2017
Your RideKC guide to the solar eclipse

You can enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse right here in Kansas City.

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12
Jul
2017

Customers Embrace RideKC Mobile App

Date:July 12, 2017
Customers Embrace RideKC Mobile App

RideKC’s new app lets riders pay their fare, plan a trip, and track their bus or streetcar. Riders appreciate how easy the app is to use.

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14
Aug
2017

KCATA board approves installation of Smart City kiosks

Date:August 14, 2017
KCATA board approves installation of Smart City kiosks

Smart City kiosk planned for a handful of bus stops in Kansas City. New kiosk planned for new Prospect MAX service and Three Trails Transit Center, among others.

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09
Aug
2017

KCATA chief operating officer named to national transportation board

Date:August 09, 2017
KCATA chief operating officer named to national transportation board

Sam Desue, the KCATA's chief operating officer, has been tapped to serve on the board of directors for the American Public Transportation Association. As a member of the board, Desue will help develop legislative strategies advancing the cause of public transportation in Kansas City and across the country.

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09
Aug
2017

VCP, Councilwomen Loar and Hall Honored for Partnership

Date:August 09, 2017
VCP, Councilwomen Loar and Hall Honored for Partnership

VCP, Councilwomen Loar and Hall received the Community Partner Award, which is presented to an individual or organization that demonstrates collaboration and innovation to improve public transit and the quality of life in Kansas City.

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08
Aug
2017

KCATA transports kids, families to Summerfest

Date:August 08, 2017
KCATA transports kids, families to Summerfest

In the spirit of community giving, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority supported Summerfest, a back-to-school event providing students with much-needed school supplies. The KCATA provided six buses to take kids from outlying Kansas City schools to the Summerfest event at 29th & Troost.

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07
Aug
2017

RideKC transports kids to The K

Date:August 07, 2017
RideKC transports kids to The K

RideKC transit took about two dozen children from the Tony Aguirre Community Center out to Kauffman Stadium for a tour about a week ago. The event was a partnership between the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority and Jackson County as part of the "Kids to Parks" program sponsored by the county.

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07
Aug
2017

Mayor Sly James receives Champion of Transit Award

Date:August 07, 2017
Mayor Sly James receives Champion of Transit Award

The Champion of Transit Award was presented to Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Sly James for his long-term support of transit in Kansas City.

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06
Aug
2017

Labor Leader Honored with Business Partner Award

Date:August 06, 2017
Labor Leader Honored with Business Partner Award

A Rosa Parks Spirit award was given to Pat “Duke” Dujakovich, president of the Greater KC AFL-CIO this month.

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04
Aug
2017

Mayor Weir Receives Rosa Parks Spirit Award

Date:August 04, 2017
Mayor Weir Receives Rosa Parks Spirit Award

The RideKC Award was presented to Mayor Eileen Weir for her commitment to building a more integrated regional transit system.

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