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25
Jan
2016

KCATA, Kansas City Police Department to Sign Agreement Providing Transit Police

Date:January 25, 2016

A new agreement between the KCATA and the Kansas City Police Department for the first time will give the KCATA two full-time police officers to safeguard the thousands who count on public transportation to get around.

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08
Jan
2016

Join Us: 107 Ribbon-Tying Event

Date:January 08, 2016
Join Us: 107 Ribbon-Tying Event

You are invited to help us celebrate the expansion of the 107 to Mission Transit Center.

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03
Jan
2016

New Regional Bus Service Connecting Johnson/Wyandotte Counties Starts Jan. 4

Date:January 03, 2016

A major expansion of regional transit service connecting Wyandotte and Johnson counties launches Monday, Jan. 4. Filling a key gap in public transportation, the expanded service will link the transit center on Johnson Drive in Mission to the University of Kansas Medical Center complex.

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29
Dec
2015

Regional Fare Established for Local and MAX Routes

Date:December 29, 2015

Beginning Jan. 4, fare on local bus routes for Johnson County will be $1.50, the same fare as on MAX and other local KCATA, Unified Government Transit and IndeBus routes. A $50 31-Day Pass will also be valid for fare on local Johnson County bus routes. Ten local Johnson County routes will see their fare cut by a third to $1.50 a trip from $2.25 a trip.

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16
Dec
2015

KCATA Statement On Agency Leadership

Date:December 16, 2015

The Board of Commissioners of the KCATA congratulates Joe Reardon on being asked to lead the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. Robbie Makinen has been selected for the role of interim President/CEO.

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23
Nov
2015

Thanksgiving Transit Service

Date:November 23, 2015

Metro buses will operate on the Sunday/Holiday schedule for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 26. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s Regional Call Center, administrative offices and customer service lobby also will be closed for Thanksgiving. Johnson County, IndeBus and Unified Government Transit will not offer service on Thanksgiving.

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03
Nov
2015

KCATA Experiences Record-Breaking Ridership For Royal Celebration

Date:November 03, 2015

Nearly 200,000 rides were provided on the free shuttles and regular routes, shattering previous ridership records.

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28
Oct
2015

88 Metro Bus Operators ‘Distinguished’ As the Best in Safety and Customer Service

Date:October 28, 2015

KCATA will honor 88 Metro bus operators during the 31st annual Distinguished Drivers Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 29.

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21
Oct
2015

KCATA Holds Meetings About Upcoming Service Changes

Date:October 21, 2015

In October and November, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will hold several public meetings to discuss proposed service changes that would take effect in 2016. Changes would affect KCATA routes and Johnson County Transit routes.

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20
Oct
2015

New Regional Website Launched for Transit Service Across Metro Area

Date:October 20, 2015

For the first time, Kansas City now has a single website dedicated to public transportation in the metro area. No more culling through multiple websites to find bus service in Kansas City. The new RideKC website, which was launched Oct. 15, gives bus riders one location to find information about routes, schedules and fares for every corner of the Kansas City region, whether it’s downtown Kansas City, Johnson County, Wyandotte County or Independence.

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