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Bus Service Changes, New Route Names & Numbers Start Oct. 1

Date:September 05, 2017
Effective:Oct 01, 2017

RideKC Maps and Schedules - October 2017

Main MAX schedule: Weekday - Saturday - Sunday - Map 
Troost MAX schedule: Weekday - Saturday - Sunday - Map 
15 Truman Road schedule: Weekday - Saturday - Map 
15X Truman Road Express schedule, renamed 16 Truman Road Limited:
Weekdays - Map 
28 Blue Ridge: Weekday - Saturday - Map
28X Blue Ridge Express schedule, renamed 29 Blue Ridge Limited: Weekday - Map
36X Gladstone Express schedule, renamed 236 East Gladstone: Weekday - Map
37X North Broadway Express schedule, renamed 237 West Gladstone: Weekday - Map
51 Ward Parkway schedule: Weekday - Map
51X Ward Parkway Express schedule, renamed 52 Ward Parkway Limited: Weekday - Map 
57 Wornall schedule: Weekday - Saturday - Sunday - Map 
63 63rd Street schedule: Weekday - Saturday - Sunday - Map 
75 75th Street schedule: Weekday - Saturday - Sunday - Map 
99 South KC Flex schedule, combined with 98 Bannister-Hillcrest : Weekday - Saturday - Sunday - Map 
108 Indiana schedule, renamed 18 Indiana: Weekday - Saturday - Sunday - Map 
129 Boardwalk-KCI schedule, renamed 229 Boardwalk-KCI: Weekday - Saturday - Sunday - Map 
133 Vivion-Antioch schedule, renamed 233 Vivion-Antioch: Weekday - Map
136 Boardwalk-Antioch, renamed to 234 Boardwalk-Antioch: Weekday - Map 
243 Riverside-Antioch, renamed to 231 Riverside-Antioch: Weekday - Map 
251 TMC-Lakewood schedule, renamed to 340 TMC-Lakewood: Weekday - Map 
399 Raytown Flex: Weekday - Map 
570 Blue Springs Express schedule: Weekday - Map  

The KCATA will make the following changes in service and routes names and numbers after reviewing public comments gathered in June and July. These changes will start Sunday, Oct. 1.

Main Street MAX: Route will move from Main Street to Grand Boulevard downtown. It will operate on Grand from Pershing Road near Crown Center to 3rd Street in the River Market. The route will remain the same south from Crown Center to Waldo. It will be renamed Main MAX.

Troost MAX: The southern end of the route will be extended to the new Three Trails Transit Center at Bannister and Blue Ridge from Bannister and Drury. Buses will still stop at Bannister and Drury. Weekday, Saturday and Sunday schedules will be adjusted. Service along Marion Ridge, East 96th Place and Hillcrest Road will end because the Bannister and Drury Park-and-Ride lot will be closed.

15X Truman Road Express: Route will be renumbered to 16 Truman Road Limited. Some stops are scheduled for elimination although they will still be served by the 15 Truman Road. Signs will be post at affected stops in mid-September. See list of stops. [PDF] 

28 Blue Ridge: Route moving to Blue Ridge Boulevard between 87th Street and Bannister Road to serve the new Three Trails Transit Center. Weekday and Saturday schedules adjusted to improve on-time performance. Service to Holiday and Blue Ridge will now be provided by 75 75th Street route.

28X Blue Ridge Express: Route will change to provide service to Three Trails Transit Center. Route will be renamed 29 Blue Ridge Limited consistent with systemwide renumbering plan. Some stops are scheduled for elimination, although they will still be served by the 28 Blue RidgeSee list of stops. [PDF] 

36X Gladstone Express: Route will be renumbered and renamed to 236 East Gladstone. Some stops scheduled for elimination. Signs will be post at affected stops in mid-September. See list of stops. [PDF] 

37X North Broadway Express: Route will be renumbered and renamed to 237 West Gladstone. Some stops scheduled for elimination. Signs will be post at affected stops in mid-September. See list of stops. [PDF] 

51 Ward Parkway: Route changed to include service to Rosana Square in Overland Park that was previously served by the 75 75th Street. Route will no longer travel to Bannister and Lydia, which will now be served by the 99 South KC Flex.

51X Ward Parkway Express: Route will be renumbered and renamed to 52 Ward Parkway Limited.

57 Wornall: Route will now operate from MAX station at 74th Terrace and Broadway to 135th Street and State Line. It will no longer run between the Country Club Plaza and 74th and Broadway. The route will offer regularly scheduled service to the Martin City area. Weekday, Saturday and Sunday schedules will be modified. Runtimes modified to improve on-time performance.

63 63rd Street: Evening weekday trips will be extended to the Winchester/USDA loop.

75 75th Street: Route will no logner travel to Johnson County and Rosana Square; 51 Ward Parkway will serve this portion of the 75 route. 75 will extend service from Ward Parkway Shopping Center to 3-Trails Transit Center, and Holiday and Blue Ridge. This change should improve route on-time performance and reliability. The route will replace 28 Blue Ridge service to Holiday and Blue Ridge via 87th Street and Blue Ridge Boulevard.

98 Bannister-Hillcrest Flex: Flex zone expanded to cover parts of the current 99 South KC Flex. A bus will be added for weekday service. Service boundary is now by 85th/87th Street in the north, Wornall to the west, 119th Street to the south and Raytown Road to the east. Combined route will be named 99 South KC Flex.

99 South KC Flex: The east side of the route will be combined with the current 98 route. The west side of the route will be covered by the 57 Wornall. 57 will travel between 74th Terrace and Broadway and 135th and State Line. The 98 Bannister-Hillcrest, which will be renamed as the 99 South KC Flex, will be extended west to cover areas not quite within walking distance of the new 57 Wornall alignment.

108 Indiana: Route will be renumbered to 18 Indiana.

121 Cleveland-Antioch: Route will be renumbered to 21 Cleveland-Antioch.

129 Boardwalk-KCI: Route will be renumbered to 229 Boardwalk-KCI.

133 Vivion-Antioch: Route will be renumbered to 233 Vivion-Antioch.

136 Boardwalk-Antioch: Route will be renumbered to 234 Boardwalk-Antioch.

243 Riverside-Antioch: Route will be numbered to 231 Riverside-Antioch.

251 TMC-Lakewood: Route will be renumbered to 340 TMC-Lakewood.

399 Raytown Flex: Southern Flex boundary extended to include new Three Trails Transit Center.

570 Blue Springs Express: Based on proposed funding adjustments, the route will now offer three morning and three afternoon trips from the park-and-ride lots at 7 Highway and North Ridge Drive and Woods Chapel Road into downtown. The first morning and afternoon trips will be eliminated. The arrival and departure times of remaining trips remains the same as previous schedule. Route will no longer serve stops south of Interstate 70 along 7 Highway and the stop at Sunset & Luttrell. The route will no longer serve stops on Jefferson between 7 Highway and Woods Chapel Road. Notices will be placed at affected stops the week of Sept. 5. The downtown route will be changed so that morning inbound trips will travel west on 13th Street, then south on Grand and west on Pershing to Broadway. Afternoon outbound trips will travel from Pershing and Broadway, east on Pershing, north on Grand, east on 12th and south on Charlotte to I-70.

For route and schedule information, contact the Regional Call Center at 816-221-0660, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Quarterly service changes