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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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14
Oct
2015

KCATA Buses to Reroute for Kansas City Marathon

Date:October 14, 2015

If getting to work this Saturday morning requires a transit trip, it’s likely your bus will be traveling an alternate route. Saturday morning, Oct. 17, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will reroute most buses throughout Kansas City for the Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon.

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07
Oct
2015

Former Commissioner, Chairman Huvendick Passes Away

Date:October 07, 2015

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is sad to announce that former Commissioner George Huvendick passed away on Oct. 4, 2015.

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30
Sep
2015

Jackson County, KCATA Agree to Funding Deal to Purchase Rock Island Corridor

Date:September 30, 2015

Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders and Kansas City Area Transportation Authority President and CEO Joe Reardon announced a cooperative agreement today that will provide the financing necessary for the future acquisition of the 17.7 miles of the Rock Island Corridor from Union Pacific Railroad.

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