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01
Jul
2016

RideKC Taxi: A New Way Get Around

Date:July 01, 2016
RideKC Taxi: A New Way Get Around

Seniors and riders with disabilities in parts of the metro area will have more freedom to get around with a new pilot taxi voucher program launching July 5.

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22
Jun
2016

Jackson County, KCATA Team up to Promote Parks

Date:June 22, 2016
Jackson County, KCATA Team up to Promote Parks

KCATA teamed up with Jackson County for Bringing Kansas City to Jackson County Parks. This is a summer event to bring children from around the Kansas City area to different park beaches for a fun activity.

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14
Jun
2016

Meet the Safety Officers

Date:June 14, 2016
Meet the Safety Officers

Two Kansas City Police Officers have been brought on board at KCATA to protect our operators and the riding public.

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03
Jun
2016

2016 Green Commute Challenge Kicks Off

Date:June 03, 2016
2016 Green Commute Challenge Kicks Off

Find out the five reasons to participate in the Green Commute Challenge! Hint: It includes fabulous prizes.

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13
May
2016

Streetcar Grand Opening: A Day in Pictures

Date:May 13, 2016
Streetcar Grand Opening: A Day in Pictures

The Kansas City Streetcar opened May 6, 2016. Take a look at some of the sights from the Grand Opening Celebration.

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12
May
2016

KCATA Team Defends International Title

Date:May 12, 2016
KCATA Team Defends International Title

A team of mechanics travels to Charlotte to compete in the International Roadeo competition. KCATA's team won first place last year, and hopes to repeat in 2016.

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05
May
2016

RideKC Bus to the Streetcar

Date:May 05, 2016
RideKC Bus to the Streetcar

Wherever you are in the Kansas City area, buses are your ticket to ride the new downtown streetcar.

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26
Apr
2016

Smart Growth America, FTA Grant Offers Guidance

Date:April 26, 2016
Smart Growth America, FTA Grant Offers Guidance

The Federal Transit Administration, partnering with Smart Growth America, has picked Kansas City as one of a select group of nine communities for special technical assistance for building transit-oriented development projects that blend transportation, retail and residential uses. The program stands to specifically help the Prospect Avenue corridor where the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is planning a new $50 million MAX bus rapid transit line, similar to the MAX lines that already operate on Main Street and Troost Avenue.

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25
Apr
2016

KCATA Recognizes Maintenance Leader’s 45-Year Career

Date:April 25, 2016
KCATA Recognizes Maintenance Leader’s 45-Year Career

KCATA celebrates the career and accomplishments of Walt Woodward, our retiring Chief Maintenance Officer.

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21
Apr
2016

APTA Chair McCall Kicks off KCATA Diversity Conference

Date:April 21, 2016
APTA Chair McCall Kicks off KCATA Diversity Conference

Valarie McCall, Chair of the American Public Transportation Association, was one of the featured speakers at KCATA's first diversity conference.

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