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21
Nov
2016

Thanksgiving Transit Service

Date:November 21, 2016

RideKC will operate on the Sunday/Holiday schedule for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 24. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s Regional Call Center, administrative offices and customer service lobby also will be closed for Thanksgiving. KC Streetcar will operate a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Johnson County, IndeBus and Unified Government Transit will not offer service on Thanksgiving. Regular weekday service will resume Friday, Nov. 25, for KCATA, KC Streetcar, IndeBus and Unified Government Transit. Johnson County routes will offer reduced holiday schedules on Friday, Nov. 25.

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09
Nov
2016

Veterans Ride Transit for Free on Veterans Day

Date:November 09, 2016

To honor area veterans all regional RideKC transit service will offer free fares to veterans on Friday, Nov. 11.

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02
Nov
2016

93 RideKC Bus Operators ‘Distinguished’ As the Best in Safety and Customer Service

Date:November 02, 2016

(Kansas City, Mo. – Nov. 2, 2016) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will honor 93 RideKC bus operators during the 32nd annual Distinguished Drivers Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 3.

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02
Nov
2016

Public Meetings Planned for Proposed Wyandotte County Transit Service Changes

Date:November 02, 2016

(Kansas City, Mo. – Nov. 2, 2016) – RideKC has scheduled three public meetings to discuss and receive input on proposed service modifications for two routes serving Wyandotte County: the 105-Rosedale and the 102-Central Avenue.

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21
Oct
2016

Kansas City Region Offers Free Bus and Paratransit Fares on Election Day

Date:October 21, 2016

RideKC routes will offer free fares all day on Tuesday, Nov. 8, to make it easier for citizens to vote in the General Election.

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03
Oct
2016

Bus Service Expanded, Better Serving MCC’s Maplewoods Campus

Date:October 03, 2016

KCATA is expanding a transit route serving students at Metropolitan Community College’s Maple Woods campus in the Northland. The Meadowbrook route is being renumbered as part of a new classification system that gives riders a better idea of a route’s service area and fare.

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27
Sep
2016

The $54 Million Question: What’s Next For Prospect MAX

Date:September 27, 2016

The City of Kansas City, Mo., and the KCATA will hold a community meeting to discuss the planned Prospect MAX bus rapid transit (BRT) line. The meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 11, 4:30-6:30 p.m., at Alphapointe, 7501 Prospect.

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26
Sep
2016

Fare Reduced for Popular K-10 Connector Service

Date:September 26, 2016

Fares will be cut 50 cents on the popular K-10 Connector service running between Overland Park and Lawrence as part of an effort to bring the route in line with similar express services offered in other parts of the metro area.

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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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