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08
Jun
2017

First Ozone Alert Issued for Friday, June 9; RideKC Offers 75¢ Bus Rides

Date:June 08, 2017

Friday, June 9, is an Ozone Alert to promote healthy air quality, RideKC cuts the cost of riding the bus in half during an Ozone Alert

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31
May
2017

RideKC Helps Battle Regional Air Pollution

Date:May 31, 2017

During the months of June through September, RideKC cuts the cost of riding the bus on Ozone Alert days, when there is a high concentration of ground-level ozone pollution.

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30
May
2017

Tenth annual Green Commute Challenge kicks off June 1

Date:May 30, 2017

The 10th annual Green Commute Challenge, a program to reduce the number of single-occupant cars on Kansas City area roads and improve air quality in the region, begins June 1 and runs through August 31, 2017. Throughout the challenge, participants log commuter trips using alternative transportation, competing to see which teams and individuals can save the most miles.

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30
May
2017

Community Meetings To Provide Prospect MAX Updates

Date:May 30, 2017

KCATA will hold two community meetings to discuss the planned Prospect MAX bus rapid transit line.

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19
May
2017

Expanded Bus On Shoulder closer to reality in KCK

Date:May 19, 2017

Bus On Shoulder will expand in Kansas, adding a 3.6-mile section of I-35 from Lamar Avenue through Wyandotte County to the Missouri state line.

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15
May
2017

Team Selected to Study Southern Streetcar Extension

Date:May 15, 2017

The KC Streetcar Authority, in coordination with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, selected the team led by HDR to conduct a KC Streetcar Southern Extension study to assess multi-modal transportation needs. The KC Streetcar Southern Extension Technical Services will build upon the downtown streetcar service and will support work required to further develop and advance the southern extension towards the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

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05
May
2017

Special Edition Changing Application Process, Name

Date:May 05, 2017

Changes are coming to the application process for RideKC Freedom (formerly Special Edition). Meetings are planned for those with questions or concerns.

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24
Apr
2017

KCATA Rolls Out New Ride Hailing Service May 1

Date:April 24, 2017

KCATA is rolling out an app-based public transit service called RideKC Freedom On-Demand. This one-year pilot enables customers to call on taxis any day, at any hour, to enjoy everything Kansas City has to offer.

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04
Apr
2017

RideKC buses detour for WWI Centennial Celebration

Date:April 04, 2017

On Thursday, April 6, buses will reroute near the Liberty Memorial, Crown Center and Union Station. This affects a significant portion of RideKC’s routes in downtown Kansas City.

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29
Mar
2017

KCATA offers free bus fares in KCMO on Election Day

Date:March 29, 2017

RideKC routes will offer free fares all day on Tuesday, April 4, to make it easier for citizens to vote in Kansas City, Missouri’s, School and Special Election. This applies to KCATA service only.

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