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13
Apr
2018

RideKC drives education with the donation of a bus

Date:April 13, 2018

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority invites you to join the Senior Leadership team as we donate a bus to the Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Entrepreneurship & Workforce Center.

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09
Apr
2018

FTA awards KCATA $29.9 million for Prospect MAX

Date:April 09, 2018

KCATA has been awarded a Small Starts grant from the Federal Transit Administration in the amount of $29.9 million. The grant will be used to begin construction on the new Prospect MAX that will bring improved transit service and economic development to the Prospect corridor.

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05
Apr
2018

RideKC Freedom On-Demand expands into Wyandotte County

Date:April 05, 2018

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA), in cooperation with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas, is proud to announce the expansion of RideKC Freedom On-Demand paratransit services into Wyandotte County.

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30
Mar
2018

KC Streetcar Headed South

Date:March 30, 2018

The first public meeting for the KC Streetcar Main Street Extension is set for Tuesday, April 3, from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at Community Christian Church, Centennial Hall, 4601 Main Street.

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22
Mar
2018

KCATA Celebrates Next Step in Prospect MAX Expansion

Date:March 22, 2018

On Friday, March 23, at 10:00 a.m. inside the cafeteria of Alphapointe, Alphapointe President and CEO Reinhard Mabry will be joined by KCATA President and CEO Robbie Makinen for a ceremonial signing. The signing is for the acquisition of land that will be used to complete the Prospect MAX bus rapid transit line. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will be completing the purchase of a 1.8-acre parcel of land on the northwest side of Alphapointe’s property located at 75th Street and Prospect.

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20
Mar
2018

KCATA Partnerships Drive Rider Safety

Date:March 20, 2018

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority continues its award-winning track record as one of the safest and most secure transit authorities in the country.

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06
Mar
2018

Main MAX Service Gets Fans To Big 12 Basketball Tournament Quickly

Date:March 06, 2018

The Big 12 Basketball Championship comes to Kansas City this week, and RideKC offers a no-parking option to get fans to the games fast. Paying your fare is now more convenient with the RideKC app, available in the Apple app store and in Google Play.

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05
Feb
2018

RideKC Prepares for Predicted Snow

Date:February 05, 2018

RideKC is preparing for the possibility of ice and snow that may affect travel on Tuesday, Feb. 6. Keeping customers and employees safe is our top priority.

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24
Jan
2018

KCATA Board of Commissioners Elects Officers

Date:January 24, 2018

The Board of Commissioners of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) has elected new officers for 2018. Daniel Serda, representing Wyandotte County, Ks., was re-elected Chairman at the January board meeting. David Bower, representing Jackson County, Mo., has been elected to serve as Vice Chairman. Johnson County Commissioner Jim Allen has been named to the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s Board of Commissioners.

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19
Jan
2018

RideKC Looks At Possible Public-Private Partnership Methods for KC Streetcar Extension

Date:January 19, 2018

The Kansas City Streetcar Authority (KCSA), in partnership with KCATA, issued a Request for Information (RFI) for innovative project delivery methods to support the extension and operations of the KC Streetcar.

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