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06
Dec
2018

Presidential Visit Will Cause RideKC Reroute

Date:December 06, 2018

President Trump will speak at a National Conference in Kansas City, causing several reroutes.

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28
Nov
2018

BikeWalkKC to Pilot Region’s First Smart Bike Share Program with Drop Mobility and RideKC

Date:November 28, 2018

RideKC and BikeWalkKC announce a new partnership to bring shared-use electric assist bicycles to Kansas City. RideKC and BikeWalkKC will partner with Drop Mobility, a leading micromobility provider, to launch this new fleet of smart e-bikes.

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25
Nov
2018

Blizzard Delays RideKC Start Times

Date:November 25, 2018

Commuter Express Routes Cancelled, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 Kansas City, Mo. – All regional RideKC transit service, including buses, streetcar and paratransit, will start at 8 a.m. tomorrow, Nov. 26, 2018, due to treacherous road conditions.…

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20
Nov
2018

RideKC Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Events Reroutes

Date:November 20, 2018

RideKC will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 22.

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08
Nov
2018

RideKC Is Ready For Winter

Date:November 08, 2018

KCATA is prepared for winter! The forecast for Thursday evening through Friday predicts some snowfall that may affect travel. RideKC maintenance crews are ready to start salting, if necessary.

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30
Oct
2018

New RideKC Student Pass gives students free, unlimited access to the region

Date:October 30, 2018

KCATA and three area school districts will announce a new Student Pass Program that will give thousands of ninth through 12th graders free, unlimited access to public transportation throughout the region. The pep-rally style news conference starts at 3 p.m. on Oct. 30, at Manual Career Tech Center at 1215 E. Truman Road.

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24
Oct
2018

Nation’s Top Transit Official to Attend Groundbreaking for Prospect MAX BRT

Date:October 24, 2018

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) and the City of Kansas City, Mo., will break ground on the Prospect MAX Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project with a ceremonial groundbreaking at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at 12th and Charlotte streets (southeast corner).

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09
Oct
2018

RideKC Freedom On-Demand expands into Independence, Mo.

Date:October 09, 2018

KCATA, in cooperation with the City of Independence, Mo., is proud to announce the expansion of RideKC Freedom On-Demand paratransit services in Independence.

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08
Oct
2018

Johnson County and KCATA Hold Meetings About 2019 Service Changes

Date:October 08, 2018

Johnson County, Kan., and KCATA are conducting an analysis of all bus service in the county. KCATA and Johnson County will share recommended changes to bus routes at meetings in October 2018. The goals of this project are to improve transit service and efficiency, and to implement recommendations of Mid-America Regional Council’s SmartMoves 3.0 regional transit plan.

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08
Oct
2018

Kansas City Region Offers Free Rides on Election Day, Nov. 6

Date:October 08, 2018

RideKC routes will offer free fares all day on Nov. 6, 2018, to make it easier for citizens to vote.

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