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14
Mar
2017

Big turnout for Rock Island corridor meetings

Date:March 14, 2017
Big turnout for Rock Island corridor meetings

Residents turning out in droves at community meetings to see how the Rock Island rail corridor will develop in the future. More than 200 people showed up for the first two meetings with a third scheduled for March 15.

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09
Mar
2017

Report: Who is Riding Public Transportation?

Date:March 09, 2017
Report: Who is Riding Public Transportation?

Public transit riders are part of the engine that powers America’s economy. A new report provided details about who is riding and why.

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06
Mar
2017

Study examines pedestrian safety on Watkins Drive

Date:March 06, 2017
Study examines pedestrian safety on Watkins Drive

KCATA part of new study examining how to improve pedestrian connections on Bruce R. Watkins Drive. Planners look at how to improve pedestrian and cyclist access to bus service on Prospect Avenue from neighborhoods on the east side of U.S. 71.

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28
Feb
2017

New transit system map reflects national trend

Date:February 28, 2017
New transit system map reflects national trend

New transit system map shows route frequency, giving RideKC riders useful service information

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27
Feb
2017

New trip reminders make riding paratransit easier

Date:February 27, 2017
New trip reminders make riding paratransit easier

We've added a new feature for paratransit customers! You can sign up to receive trip reminders of scheduled trips via phone call or text.

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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 line.

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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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