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12
Mar
2015

National News: Record 10.8 Billion Trips Taken On U.S. Public Transportation In 2014

Date:March 12, 2015

Americans took 10.8 billion trips on public transportation in 2014, which is the highest annual public transit ridership number in 58 years, according to a report released today by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).

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05
Mar
2015

Metro Ridership Nears 16 Million in 2014

Date:March 05, 2015

Metro ridership continued to grow in 2014. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) customers logged more than 15.9 million trips last year, the third highest annual ridership in nearly two decades.

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28
Feb
2015

Mar. 1: Share-A-Fare In Phase A

Date:February 28, 2015

Due to road conditions, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) has activated Phase A of the Inclement Weather Plan for the Share-A-Fare paratransit service. Many customers may experience delays of 30 to 60 minutes past scheduled pickup times.

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18
Feb
2015

Joe Reardon Named CEO of KCATA

Date:February 18, 2015

Joe Reardon, former Mayor/CEO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Ks., has been selected as the new President & CEO of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA).

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02
Feb
2015

Public Meetings About Changes To Paratransit Application Process

Date:February 02, 2015

KCATA will host several public meetings during the week of Feb. 9 to discuss proposed changes to the application process for Share-A-Fare paratransit service.

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31
Jan
2015

Feb. 11: Public Meetings About Long-Term Vision of Downtown Transit

Date:January 31, 2015

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will host two public meetings on Wednesday, Feb. 11, to update the public on Kansas City’s long-term vision for downtown transit.

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30
Jan
2015

Johnson County Transit to be Managed by KCATA

Date:January 30, 2015

For the first time in more than 30 years, Johnson County Transit will be managed by the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority. Johnson County Government and KCATA officially approved the new partnership in December, to be effective Feb. 1, 2015.

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15
Jan
2015

KCATA Commissioner Dusek Passes Away

Date:January 15, 2015

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority mourns the death of Commissioner Andrew (A.J.) Dusek, who passed away on Jan. 14, 2015.

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21
Nov
2014

KCATA Board Approves RideKC Brand, Annual Budget

Date:November 21, 2014

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) Board of Commissioners took several significant actions at its Nov. 19 meeting. The Board approved a new regional transit brand, the 2015 operating budget, and a contract to improve the way KCATA provides service to people with disabilities.

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14
Nov
2014

KCATA Prepares for Weekend Winter Storm

Date:November 14, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo. – Feb. 27, 2015) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is preparing for the coming snow storm that will affect travel beginning this weekend.

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