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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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30
Mar
2016

Behind the Music: Krizz Kaliko’s New Music Video

Date:March 30, 2016
Behind the Music: Krizz Kaliko’s New Music Video

Krizz Kaliko's new music video is set on a Kansas City bus. Tech N9ne was along for the ride.

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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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