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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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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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