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19
Sep
2016

Coach Bus Put to The Test On RideKC Routes

Date:September 19, 2016

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will let riders try out a different type of bus on Missouri commuter express routes. Over the next two weeks, RideKC will give some riders from Liberty, Lee’s Summit, Raytown and Blue Springs the option of riding in an over-the-road (OTR) coach bus.

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08
Sep
2016

KCATA Receives Largest Grant for New Buses In 20 Years

Date:September 08, 2016

The KCATA will receive $8,986,350 to purchase new buses from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). This award is the biggest Bus and Bus Facilities Grant KCATA has earned since 1993.

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01
Sep
2016

RideKC Offers Holiday Service On Labor Day Weekend

Date:September 01, 2016

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority announces special schedules for RideKC transit service for the Labor Day holiday weekend.

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18
Aug
2016

Popular K-10 Connect Resumes Regular Service Monday

Date:August 18, 2016

As students return to college campuses this fall, Johnson County’s popular bus service will resume its regular operating schedule between Overland Park and Lawrence.

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18
Aug
2016

UMKC, KCAI and MCCKC Travel on RideKC Transit with U-Pass

Date:August 18, 2016

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority has formed partnerships with University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) and Metropolitan Community College of Kansas City (MCCKC) to provide U-Pass, an all-access transit pass to university students.

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01
Aug
2016

RideKC Transit To Pilot Free Bus Ride Program For Paratransit Users

Date:August 01, 2016

(Kansas City, Mo. – August 1, 2016) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will offer free bus rides for qualified paratransit users in a new pilot program.

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18
Jul
2016

Community Leaders Receive KCATA Rosa Parks SPIRIT Awards

Date:July 18, 2016

(Kansas City, MO. – July 19, 2016) On Tuesday, August 16, 2016, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will present the 4th annual KCATA Rosa Parks SPIRIT Awards celebrating individuals and organizations that, in the spirit of Civil Rights Leader Rosa Parks, are making a difference in metro Kansas City and in public transit.

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15
Jul
2016

RideKC to Catch ‘Em All

Date:July 15, 2016

Pokemon Go contest encourages people to RideKC while exploring Kansas City.

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08
Jul
2016

KCATA Expands Troost MAX and 47-Broadway Late Night Service

Date:July 08, 2016

Late night service on Friday and Saturday nights will be available on Troost MAX and 47-Broadway. The service will be extended until 2 a.m., giving riders a few extra round trips each day.

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06
Jul
2016

New RideKC Pilot Program Offers Expanded Trans Options for Seniors, Riders with Disabilities

Date:July 06, 2016

(Kansas City, Mo. – July 6, 2016) A new pilot program broadening the transportation options for seniors and anyone with a disability starts this week in Johnson County, Ks., and eastern Jackson County, Mo.

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