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10
Feb
2016

Public Invited to Address Proposed Bus Service Changes

Date:February 10, 2016

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is seeking public comment on a series of proposed bus service changes affecting five routes in different parts of the city.

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10
Feb
2016

Former Raytown Mayor, Transit Advocate Appointed to KCATA Board of Commissioners

Date:February 10, 2016

David Bower, former two-term mayor of Raytown and a leader on regional transit initiatives, has been named to the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s Board of Commissioners.

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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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