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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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10
Jan
2018

RideKC Prepares for Predicted Snow and Ice

Date:January 10, 2018

RideKC is preparing for the possibility of ice and snow that may affect travel on Thursday, Jan. 11.

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05
Jan
2018

RideKC Receives FTA Green Light to Enter Project Development For The KC Streetcar Main St. Extension

Date:January 05, 2018

KCATA, in partnership with KCSA and KCMO, received official authorization from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to move the KC Streetcar Main Street Extension project into the “Project Development” phase.

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02
Jan
2018

RideKC 11 Adds Weekday Service to KU Med Center Area

Date:January 02, 2018

Many RideKC routes change this month, including 11 Northeast-Westside and several routes between Johnson County and downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

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21
Dec
2017

Christmas and New Year’s Day Transit Service

Date:December 21, 2017

Area transit providers will observe the Christmas holiday on Monday, Dec. 25, and New Year’s Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 1. To help Kansas City celebrate New Year’s Eve safely, RideKC will offer free bus rides from 4 p.m. Sunday until the end of service after midnight.

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