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01
Jun
2017

Longtime transit commuter bids RideKC adieu

Date:June 01, 2017
Longtime transit commuter bids RideKC adieu

After riding the bus for 36 years, Beverly Ward leaves RideKC as she retires from Kansas City law firm. She started riding the bus when Ronald Reagan was president and the year Prince Charles and Lady Diana wed.

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25
May
2017

Join RideKC’s scavenger hunt

Date:May 25, 2017
Join RideKC’s scavenger hunt

A new urban scavenger hunt will guide you to Kansas City landmarks where you can learn little-known facts about major attractions. Let transit be your guide to the city. Great adventure for families or visitors from out of town who want to know more about the ins and outs of the city.

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18
May
2017

Kansas moves to expand Bus On Shoulder for KCK

Date:May 18, 2017
Kansas moves to expand Bus On Shoulder for KCK

Bus On Shoulder in Kansas City, Kansas, would speed I-35 commute into downtown.

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11
May
2017

KCATA returns lost $8,000 to rider

Date:May 11, 2017
KCATA returns lost $8,000 to rider

Taking care of our customers: KCATA bus operator Manuel Tapia and other officials work hard to ensure that pouch with cash is returned to rider in town from Pennsylvania.

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05
May
2017

Repairs in store for Trolley Track Trail

Date:May 05, 2017
Repairs in store for Trolley Track Trail

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is partnering with the city of Kansas City to stabilize a section of the Trolley Track Trail that was closed several years ago when a hole opened in the path.

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24
Apr
2017

Meet KCATA’s new public safety manager

Date:April 24, 2017
Meet KCATA’s new public safety manager

Former deputy chief with the Kansas City Police Department is invaluable in building strong community relationships and serving as the liaison between operators, prosecutors and the court system.

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21
Apr
2017

Community Honors Veterans with Free Transit

Date:April 21, 2017
Community Honors Veterans with Free Transit

Hear from CEO Robbie Makinen and others about the partnership that will help thousands of local veterans ride transit at no cost.

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20
Apr
2017

Transit made easy with new RideKC campaign

Date:April 20, 2017
Transit made easy with new RideKC campaign

New posters explaining how to ride in easy steps are going up at 40 different locations along popular bus routes such as Main Street MAX and Troost MAX.

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18
Apr
2017

KCATA lobbies Congress for transit investment

Date:April 18, 2017
KCATA lobbies Congress for transit investment

A delegation of representatives from the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority traveled to Washington earlier this month to press the case for federal transit investments in the region. The KCATA contingent, led by Commission Chairman Steve Klika, met with several members of the Missouri and Kansas congressional delegation to discuss transit priorities as well as new innovative projects now underway at the Authority.

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13
Apr
2017

KCATA tough on distracted driving

Date:April 13, 2017
KCATA tough on distracted driving

The KCATA is very serious about preventing distracted driving. National Distracted Driving Awareness Month is a good time to look at what we do to keep our drivers and employees focused on the road.

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