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Buses Reroute: Marathon on Saturday, Oct. 20

Date:October 12, 2018
Effective:Oct 20, 2018

On Saturday, Oct. 20, RideKC will reroute buses throughout Kansas City for the Kansas City Marathon. Please see details below. Organizers expect thousands of runners to participate in the race that travels through Crown Center, downtown, midtown, and south Kansas City. See below for a map of the race and closed RideKC bus stops. A list of closed stops, and the nearest available stops will be posted at affected stops before the marathon.

Road closure information is online.

The Regional Call Center will be open special hours on Saturday, Oct. 20 to help customers. Call 816-221-0660 on Saturday from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Street closures will begin at 5 a.m. and the race begins at 7 a.m. Streets will reopen and buses will return to regular route as the race clears the affected areas. Grand & Pershing will remain closed throughout the entire marathon.

Additional reroutes or delays may be necessary if streets are impassable.                                                                                             

Main MAX via Waldo: Northbound buses via Waldo travel regular route to 51st and Brookside, north on Brookside onto Main, west on 43rd St., north on Southwest Traficway onto Summit, north on Summit, east on 25th, north on Broadway, east on 6th, north on Grand to resume the regular route. Expect delays at 54th and Brookside and 43rd and JC Nichols. Southbound buses via Waldo travel the regular route to Independence Ave and Grand, west on Independence Ave., south on Broadway, west on 25th, south on Summit onto Southwest Trafficway, east on 43rd, south on Main to 47th, continue south onto Brookside to resume the regular route. Expect delays at 54th and Brookside and 43rd and JC Nichols.

Main MAX via Plaza: Northbound buses via Plaza will travel the regular route to 44th and Main, north on Main, west on 43rd, north on Southwest Trafficway, north on Summit, east on 25th, north on Broadway, east on 6th, north on Grand to resume the regular route. Expect delays at 43rd and JC Nichols. Southbound buses via Plaza will travel the regular route to Independence Avenue and Grand, west on Independence Ave., south on Broadway, west on 25th, south on Summit, south on Southwest Trafficway, east on 43rd, south on Warwick, west on 45th, north on Main to take the layover at 44th and Main at MAX Shelter. Expect delays at 43rd and JC Nichols.

Troost MAX: Northbound buses take the regular route to 13th and Holmes, north on Holmes, east on 10th, north on Charlotte, west on Admiral onto 7th, south on Walnut, west on 11th to resume the regular route. Expect delays at Volker and Troost, Armour and Troost, 27th and Troost, and 18th and Troost. Southbound buses take the regular route to 12th and Walnut, north on Walnut, east on 6th, south on Charlotte to resume regular route. Expect delays at 18th and Troost, 27th and Troost, Armour and Troost, and Volker and Troost.

9 9th Street: Eastbound buses take the regular route to 12th & Walnut, north on Walnut, then east on 6th, south on Charlotte, east on 12th to resume the regular route. Westbound buses take the regular route to 11th and Charlotte, north on Charlotte, west on Admiral onto 7th, continue west on 7th, south on Walnut, and west on 11th to resume regular route.

11 Northeast-Westside: Eastbound buses take the regular route to 12th & Walnut, north on Walnut, east on 6th, south on Charlotte, east on 12th to resume the regular route. Westbound buses take the regular route to 9th and Troost, continue west on 11th, then north on Charlotte and west on Admiral, west on 7th, south on Walnut, west on 11th to resume regular route.

12 12th Street: Eastbound buses take the regular route to 12th & Walnut, north on Walnut, east on 6th, south on Charlotte, east on 12th Street to resume the regular route. Westbound buses take the regular route to 11th and Charlotte, north on Charlotte, west on Admiral, west on 7th, south on Walnut, west on 11th to resume regular route.

15 Truman Road: Eastbound buses take the regular route to Walnut, then north on Walnut, east on 6th, south on Charlotte, east on 12th, south on Brooklyn and east on Truman Road to resume regular route. Westbound buses take the regular route to Brooklyn, then north on Brooklyn, west on 12th, continue west onto 11th, then north on Charlotte, west on Admiral, continue west onto 7th, south on Walnut, west on 11th Street to resume regular route.

18 Indiana: Northbound buses take the regular route to Brooklyn, then north on Brooklyn, west on 12th continue west onto 11th, north on Charlotte, west on Admiral, continue west onto 7th Street, south on Walnut, west on 11th St. to resume the regular route. Southbound buses take the regular route to Walnut, north on Walnut, east on 6th, south on Charlotte, east on 12th St., south on Brooklyn, east on 18th St. to resume the regular route.

24 Independence: Westbound buses take the regular route to Admiral and Charlotte, continue south on Charlotte to resume the regular route. From the layover at 13th and Holmes, eastbound buses go north on Holmes, east on 10th, north on Charlotte to resume the regular route.

25 Troost: Northbound buses will take the regular route to 11th and Charlotte, north on Charlotte, west on Admiral, continue west on 7th, south on Walnut, west on 11th to resume the regular route. Expect delays at Volker and Troost, Armour and Troost, 27th and Troost, and 18th and Troost. Southbound buses will take the regular route to Walnut, then north on Walnut, east on 6th, and south on Charlotte and east on 12th to resume the regular route. Expect delays at 18th and Troost, Armour and Troost, Volker and Troost.

27 27th Street: Westbound buses will take the regular route to Brooklyn, west on 22nd, south on Charlotte, west on 25th, north on Holmes, west on 22nd, north on McGee to layover at 20th and McGee. Expect delays at Paseo. From the layover, eastbound buses will continue north on McGee, west on 19th, south on Oak, east on 22nd, south on Charlotte, west on 25th, north on Holmes, east on 22nd, south on Brooklyn, east on 27th to resume regular route. Expect delays at Paseo.

28 Blue Ridge: Northbound buses take the regular route to Harrison, west on 11th, north on Charlotte, west on Admiral, continue west on 7th, south on Main into the transit center. Southbound buses take the regular route to 10th and Walnut, east on 6th, south on Charlotte to resume regular route.

31 31st Street: Buses can expect delays at 31st and Main and 31st and Paseo.

35 35th Street: Westbound buses will take the regular route to 35th and Woodland, south on Woodland, west on 39th to Southwest Trafficway, south onto Belleview, east on 48th, north on Roanoke to lay over on Roanoke next to the park. Expect delays at 39th and Gillham and 39th and Main. From the layover, eastbound buses will continue north onto Madison onto Southwest Trafficway, east on 39th, north on Woodland, east on 35th to resume the regular route. Expect delays at 39th and Main and 39th and Gillham.

39 39th Street: Buses can expect delays at 39th and Pennsylvania and 39th and Gillham.

47 Broadway: Eastbound buses take the regular route to 10th and Main, south on Main, west on 11th, south on Broadway, west on 25th, south on Summit onto Southwest Trafficway, west on 38th, south on Summit, east on 39th, south on 71 Highway, east on Cleaver II, south on Prospect, east on Swope Parkway to resume the regular route. Expect delays at 39th and Main and 39th and Gillham. Westbound buses take the regular route to Cleaver II and 71 Highway, north onto 71 Highway, west on 39th St., north on Southwest Trafficway, north on Summit, east on 25th, north on Broadway, east on 10th into the transit center. Expect delays at 39th and Gillham and 39th and Main.

57 Wornall: Buses can expect delays at 75th and Wornall.

71 Prospect: Northbound buses will take the regular route to Brooklyn, then north on Brooklyn, west on 12th onto 11th Street, continue west on 11th to Charlotte, north on Charlotte, west on Admiral onto 7th St., continue west on 7th St., south on Main into the transit center. Southbound buses will take the regular route to 10th and Walnut, east on 6th, south on Charlotte, east on 12th, south on Brooklyn, east on Truman Road to resume regular route.

75 75 Street: Eastbound buses take the regular route to 75th and Holmes, south on Homes, west on 77th, south on Brookside Rd., west on 77th Terr., south on Wornall, west on 79th, south on State Line to resume regular route. Westbound buses take the regular route to 79th and State Line, east on 79th, north on Wornall, east on 77th Terr., north on Brookside, east on 77th St., north on Holmes, east on 75th St. to resume the regular route.

77 Casino Cruiser: Southbound buses will take the regular route to Independence Ave. and Grand, west on Independence Ave., south on Broadway to 25th St. to the layover. From the layover, northbound buses go west on 25th, north on Summit, east on Southwest Boulevard, north on Broadway, east on 6th, south on Grand to resume the regular route.

85 Paseo: Northbound buses take the regular route to 39th and Paseo, west on 39th St., north on Troost, west on Linwood, north on Holmes, east on 10th, north on Charlotte to Independence Ave onto Cherry, west on 3rd St. to layover point. Southbound buses take the regular route to 3rd and Oak, east on 3rd, south on Cherry onto Independence Ave., south on Charlotte, east on Linwood, south on Troost, east on 39th St. to Paseo to resume regular route. Expect delays at 18th and Charlotte, Charlotte, Armour, and Troost, and Volker and Paseo.

201 North Oak: Southbound buses take the regular route to Independence Ave and Grand, west on Independence Ave., south on Broadway to 25th St. to take the layover. From the layover, northbound buses travel west on 25th, north on Summit, east on Southwest Boulevard, north on Broadway, east on 6th, south on Grand to resume regular route.

229 Boardwalk-KCI: Northbound buses take the regular route to Walnut, north on Walnut, east on 6th, south on Charlotte, west on Admiral, south on Walnut, west on 11th St. to resume the regular route. Southbound buses travel the regular route to 9 Hwy. South onto Burlington, west on Admiral onto 7th St., south on Broadway to resume regular route.

233 Vivion-Antioch: Northbound buses travel the regular route to 8th and Walnut, north on Walnut, east on 6th onto Hwy 9 to resume regular route. Southbound buses travel regular route to Admiral and Grand, west on Admiral, west on 7th south on Wyandotte, east on 12th St., north on Walnut to resume regular route.

238 Meadowbrook: Southbound buses take the regular route to Admiral and Grand, west on Admiral, west on 7th St., south on Wyandotte, east on 12th, north on Walnut to resume regular route. Northbound buses travel the regular route to 8th and Walnut, north on Walnut, east on 6th onto Hwy. 9 to resume the regular route.

595 Gardner-OP Express: Buses will pick up and drop off riders at RideKC stops on southbound Broadway, from 12th Street to Southwest Blvd.

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

Map of Closed Stops

Download a PDF of closed and open stops. This information is also posted at affected stops.

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Visit the KC Marathon website to see detailed information about road closures. [PDF]