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24
Mar
2016

New Benches and Shelters the Result of Bus Stop Optimization

Date:March 24, 2016
New Benches and Shelters the Result of Bus Stop Optimization

Part of KCATA's bus stop optimization process has been identifying locations where ridership demanded new benches and shelters, or where existing facilities could be improved.

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17
Mar
2016

Transit Driver Appreciation Day is March 18

Date:March 17, 2016
Transit Driver Appreciation Day is March 18

Want to say "Thanks" to a bus operator? March 18 is a perfect occasion - it's Transit Driver Appreciation Day.

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10
Mar
2016

Special Edition Expands Reach and Impact

Date:March 10, 2016
Special Edition Expands Reach and Impact

The expansion of Johnson County’s Special Edition service opens up opportunities with expanded service area.

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05
Feb
2016

Drivers, Mechanics Learn About Security

Date:February 05, 2016
Drivers, Mechanics Learn About Security

The Transportation Security Administration is best known for protecting the friendly skies. But for the last couple weeks, TSA experts have zeroed in on bus security in Kansas City.

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29
Jan
2016

St. Louis Transit CEO Visits KC

Date:January 29, 2016
St. Louis Transit CEO Visits KC

KCATA welcomed John Nations, President and CEO of Bi-State Development, to Kansas City.

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15
Jan
2016

Community Celebrates Connection

Date:January 15, 2016
Community Celebrates Connection

Regional leaders came together Friday morning at the University of Kansas Medical Center to celebrate new transit service linking Johnson and Wyandotte counties.

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31
Dec
2015

KCATA Balances Ridership, Bottom Line with Ward Parkway Service

Date:December 31, 2015
KCATA Balances Ridership, Bottom Line with Ward Parkway Service

Changes to the 51-Ward Parkway route were not made lightly. Community input was important in the process and preserved direct service to KU Med Center.

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31
Dec
2015

More service to Crossroads, West Side Neighborhoods

Date:December 31, 2015
More service to Crossroads, West Side Neighborhoods

A new bus service comes to downtown’s west side, giving the Crossroads and West Side neighborhoods a direct, 22-minute route along Broadway from downtown to the Country Club Plaza.

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29
Dec
2015

Expanded 107 Fills Need For Kansas Connections

Date:December 29, 2015
Expanded 107 Fills Need For Kansas Connections

Starting Jan. 4, the 107-7th Street/Parallel route serving the University of Kansas Medical Center area will be extended 3.5 miles south to the Mission Transit Center, filling a gap in the region's transportation network.

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11
Dec
2015

KCATA Readies For Winter Weather

Date:December 11, 2015
KCATA Readies For Winter Weather

Preparing for snow or ice extends beyond the winter season.

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