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23
Aug
2017

U-Pass Transit Pass Expands to Fourth Area College

Date:August 23, 2017

The Kansas City Kansas Community College joins the U-Pass program this year, providing an all-access transit pass to local college students. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) already has partnerships with University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) and Metropolitan Community College of Kansas City (MCCKC) to provide U-Pass to all enrolled students.

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22
Aug
2017

Meeting Notice: KCATA Board of Commisioners Meeting Moves to Independence in August

Date:August 22, 2017

The Aug. 23 Board of Commissioners meeting for the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will be held in Independence, Mo.

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18
Aug
2017

KCKCC to Offer U-Pass Program this Fall

Date:August 18, 2017

Kansas City Kansas Community College is the latest educational institution to form a partnership with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to provide U-Pass.

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16
Aug
2017

Popular K-10 Connector Resumes Regular Service Monday

Date:August 16, 2017

Johnson County’s popular K-10 Connector bus service will resume its regular operating schedule between Overland Park and Lawrence.

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16
Aug
2017

RideKC Plans for Solar Eclipse in KC Area

Date:August 16, 2017

RideKC has developed plans in anticipation of the historic solar eclipse that Kansas City will experience on Monday, Aug. 21.

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24
Jul
2017

Ozone Alert Issued for July 25

Date:July 24, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, is an Ozone Alert!

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10
Jul
2017

RideKC Introduces Mobile App That Lets Riders Pay, Plan, and Track

Date:July 10, 2017

Riding the bus is about to get easier with a new app from RideKC. The RideKC mobile app allows customers to pay their fare, plan a trip, and track their bus or streetcar, all in one easy-to-use app.

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06
Jul
2017

Community Leaders Receive KCATA Rosa Parks Spirit Awards

Date:July 06, 2017

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, the KCATA will present the KCATA Rosa Parks Spirit Awards celebrating individuals and organizations that, in the spirit of Civil Rights Leader Rosa Parks, are making a difference in metro Kansas City and in public transit. This marks the fifth year for the awards, whose honorees have included U.S. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, one of KCATA’s first black bus operators Ray Harris, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and the Downtown Council.

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03
Jul
2017

KCATA holds meetings about upcoming service changes

Date:July 03, 2017

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority will hold several public meetings to discuss proposed service changes. Changes would affect routes serving Kansas City, Mo., in October 2017. The changes and reductions will improve the effectiveness and efficiency of transit service.

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28
Jun
2017

RideKC Veterans Pass Needed to Ride Beginning July 1

Date:June 28, 2017

Starting July 1, 2017, the RideKC Veterans Pass will be the only form of identification that will allow veterans to ride for free on RideKC bus routes. Kansas City area veterans can get the pass at the Veterans Community Project, 8900 Troost, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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