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09
Feb
2017

Work starts on new Three Trails transit center

Date:February 09, 2017
Work starts on new Three Trails transit center

Construction has started on a new transit center near the Three Trails Crossing that will share in a slice of U.S. history. The KCATA’s new transit center on Blue Ridge Boulevard near Bannister Road has been designated by the National Park Service as a trailhead marking the California, Oregon and Santa Fe trails. The center is expected to finished later this year.

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03
Feb
2017

Bill would expand bus-on-shoulder service on I-35

Date:February 03, 2017
Bill would expand bus-on-shoulder service on I-35

A bill in the Kansas Legislature would allow buses to drive on the shoulder of a 3.6-mile section of I-35 from Lamar Avenue to the Missouri state line.

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02
Feb
2017

Upgrades planned for 12th & Grand transit stop

Date:February 02, 2017
Upgrades planned for 12th & Grand transit stop

Design work is underway for new improvements to the RideKC transit stop at the southeast corner of 12th & Grand

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01
Feb
2017

On RideKC: African American Inventors Exhibit

Date:February 01, 2017
On RideKC: African American Inventors Exhibit

Take 47 or 85 to at the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center to see a new exhibit that sheds light on African American inventors of the past and present.

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31
Jan
2017

RideKC Thanks Local Bus Hero

Date:January 31, 2017
RideKC Thanks Local Bus Hero

A rider comes to the rescue of a bus operator in her time of need.

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26
Jan
2017

KCATA ‘Hope’ bus honored nationally

Date:January 26, 2017
KCATA ‘Hope’ bus honored nationally

A specially-wrapped pink bus won first place from the American Public Transportation Association's annual marketing competition. The bus was unveiled at Union Station last fall as part of Breast Cancer Awareness month.

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12
Jan
2017

KCK Public Library brings award-winning book to life on board bus

Date:January 12, 2017
KCK Public Library brings award-winning book to life on board bus

Watch Last Stop on Market Street unfold on a bus in Kansas City, Kansas.

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14
Dec
2016

Quality Hill Academy Students Try Transit

Date:December 14, 2016
Quality Hill Academy Students Try Transit

Second graders from Quality Hill Academy studied transit in Kansas City. On Dec. 11, they hosted a Publishing Party to present their findings.

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14
Nov
2016

Guest Blog: Hundreds of Metropolitan Community College students ride the bus every day

Date:November 14, 2016
Guest Blog: Hundreds of Metropolitan Community College students ride the bus every day

Since fall classes began Aug. 22, Metropolitan Community College has had about 6,200 students riding each week — about one-third of our students. This breaks down to about 1,240 MCC riders per day.

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25
Oct
2016

Meeting Provides New Details About Prospect MAX

Date:October 25, 2016
Meeting Provides New Details About Prospect MAX

The KCATA gave residents another glimpse into detailed plans for a new generation bus rapid transit line serving Prospect Avenue. Early this month, about 75 people turned out at Alphapointe – located at the most southern point of the route – to get an idea about how Prospect MAX will serve their community.

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