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The RideKC Taxi regional pilot voucher program provides taxi services to residents of Johnson County, Kan.; Raytown, Mo.; Sugar Creek, Mo.; Independence, Mo.; and areas of Kansas City, Mo. (See map of Missouri areas.) Fares are paid using electronic farecards. 

Who qualifies for this regional pilot program?
Anyone 65 and older and/or with a disability, and living in the service area, is eligible for this program with application approval.

How do I apply?
Complete the application. A 2 inch by 2 inch passport-type photo is required for the electronic farecards. You may submit a photo with your application. Call 816-221-0660 to schedule a time to get your photo taken at one of the locations below if you do not have a photo to provide.  Please allow seven to 10 business days for application processing. 

  • Download the application. 
  • Or call either location listed below to have an application mailed to you.
  • Mail your application to one of the following locations:

Kansas City, Mo.
ATTENTION RideKC Taxi - KCATA Breen Building
1200 E. 18th St.
Kansas City, MO 64108   
816-221-0660

Johnson County, Kan.
ATTENTION RideKC Taxi - Nolte Transit Center
1701 W. 56 Hwy.  
Olathe, KS 66061
816-221-0660

Where can I go and how much does it cost?
It’s up to you. Each one-way trip costs $5.00 and is good for up to 10 miles. Riders are responsible for fares beyond 10 miles. You are allowed 10 one-way trips each month.

How and when can I schedule a ride? 
7 days a week, including holidays. Simply call 10/10 Taxi at 816-777-1104 to schedule a trip. Please allow 45 minutes advance notice.

How do I load the card for payment?
You can load value onto your card either online or in person. You will receive information on how to do that when you are approved for the service.

How do I pay for my ride?
All taxis for this program are equipped with an electronic card reader. Simply swipe your card to pay your $5 fare. If your trip is longer than 10 miles you’ll need to use another form of payment.

How do I tip my driver?
Any tips must be provided in cash and are completely voluntary.

When can I start using thepProgram?
Once your application has been approved, an electronic farecard with a photo ID will be mailed to you, along with instructions on loading value onto your new card.

Questions, Comments, Concerns?
Simply call 816-221-0660 or email us at RideKCOnDemand@kcata.org.

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