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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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12
Apr
2017

Election results bring good news for transit riders

Date:April 12, 2017
Election results bring good news for transit riders

In April 2017, Kansas City voters stepped up to support infrastructure projects, approving a package of significant General Obligation (GO) Bonds and a sales tax to support economic development.

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06
Apr
2017

New KCATA policy fosters innovation

Date:April 06, 2017
New KCATA policy fosters innovation

The KCATA is cutting the red-tape so it can encourage the private sector to offer proposals that could improve transit service for the Kansas City area.

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03
Apr
2017

Missouri legislation would expand protections for bus riders

Date:April 03, 2017
Missouri legislation would expand protections for bus riders

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is backing legislation in the Missouri General Assembly that would increase the penalties for anyone assaulting one of our passengers, whether they’re on a bus or at a stop.

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29
Mar
2017

KCATA board renews taxi voucher program

Date:March 29, 2017
KCATA board renews taxi voucher program

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority Board of Commissioners has renewed a taxi pilot program that gives customers a more flexible transportation option in Johnson and eastern Jackson counties. Ridership has been growing since the program started last summer.

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16
Mar
2017

Transit Driver Appreciation Day: March 17

Date:March 16, 2017
Transit Driver Appreciation Day: March 17

RideKC is encouraging people to celebrate “Transit Driver Appreciation Day” on Friday, March 17.

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15
Mar
2017

KCATA visits Kansas capitol on Transit Day

Date:March 15, 2017
KCATA visits Kansas capitol on Transit Day

KCATA joins transit agencies from across Kansas to make the case for public transportation on Transit Day at the capitol.

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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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