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15
Feb
2017

New automated trip reminders available to KC paratransit riders

Date:February 15, 2017

Starting Wednesday, Feb. 15, paratransit customers can request reminders – either by phone call or text message – that they’ve scheduled a trip on RideKC Freedom. Similar to reminders they might get from a doctor or dentist, the new technology notifies customers of their reservation a day in advance.

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27
Jan
2017

KCATA Clocks 1 Million Gallons With CNG Station

Date:January 27, 2017

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority reached a milestone this month: RideKC buses have used the equivalent of 1,000,000 diesel gallon equivalents (DGEs) of compressed natural gas (CNG) since starting to use the fuel in August 2014.

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25
Jan
2017

KCATA Board of Commissioners elects officers

Date:January 25, 2017

The Board of Commissioners of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) elected new officers for 2017.

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13
Jan
2017

Transit, Paratransit return to normal after winter storm

Date:January 13, 2017

Transit service is operating normal weekday schedules on Monday, Jan. 16. Offices are closed to observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

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04
Jan
2017

January 5 Snow Storm

Date:January 04, 2017

Impacts of the January 4-5 snow storm.

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29
Dec
2016

RideKC Transit Service Extends to Lenexa Starting Jan. 3

Date:December 29, 2016

RideKC will extend transit service to Lenexa from Oak Park Mall, completing a new regional bus route linking Missouri and Kansas.

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28
Dec
2016

RideKC Encourages a Safe Holiday with FREE Rides

Date:December 28, 2016

On Saturday, New Year’s Eve, all RideKC transit, including paratransit, will be free to help holiday revelers get to and from their destinations safely. RideKC will offer free bus rides through New Year’s Eve until 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

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21
Dec
2016

Christmas and New Year’s RideKC Transit Service

Date:December 21, 2016

Area transit providers will observe the Christmas holiday on Monday, Dec. 26 and New Year’s Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 2. Johnson County RideKC routes will use a reduced schedule on Friday, Dec. 23.

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06
Dec
2016

RideKC Prepares for Possible Snow

Date:December 06, 2016

KCATA is preparing for the possibility of snow that may affect travel on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

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21
Nov
2016

Thanksgiving Transit Service

Date:November 21, 2016

RideKC will operate on the Sunday/Holiday schedule for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 24. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s Regional Call Center, administrative offices and customer service lobby also will be closed for Thanksgiving. KC Streetcar will operate a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Johnson County, IndeBus and Unified Government Transit will not offer service on Thanksgiving. Regular weekday service will resume Friday, Nov. 25, for KCATA, KC Streetcar, IndeBus and Unified Government Transit. Johnson County routes will offer reduced holiday schedules on Friday, Nov. 25.

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