App Center and WiFi

These applications can help you find information on the go. RideKC's apps include the RideKC App and Freedom On-Demand app. It does not endorse, guarantee, sell or license the other third-party apps listed below. We recommend reading reviews of the apps to determine if an app fits your needs. Some of the apps include only KCATA information, while others include multiple transit agencies. And if you know of an app that should be listed on this page, please email us at


WiFi is available on board several buses.  All Johnson County buses provide free WiFi. Main MAX and Troost MAX are also 100% WiFi equipped.  Several additional KCATA buses have WiFi. The KC Streetcar corridor has free WiFi along the 2.2 mile line in downtown Kansas City, Mo.


RideKC App

RideKC App

This app allows riders to pay fares, track RideKC buses and KC Streetcar, and plan trips. This is the official RideKC app. 
Cost: Free.
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: RideKC/Trapeze/Kentkart

On-Demand app

Freedom On-Demand

This  app-based option offers same day taxi service getting you where you need to go, when you need to get there. Designed for paratransit trips and available for everyone.  
Cost: The app is free. Ride cost based on ADA eligibility and distance.
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: RideKC/MTData LLC

Google Maps

Provides public transit directions (trip planning) and information.
Platforms: Android, BlackBerry, iPhone/iPad, Nokia, S60, Windows
Cost: Free

Its A Bus Tracker -

This mobile-friendly version of WebWatch comes from rider, @omnay.
Cost: Free
Platform: Web
Developers: @omnay/Sprout Software

KC Street Track

KC Street Track

RideKC Bus and Streetcar stop tracking and directions, along with street view, social media, and more. 
Cost: $0.99
Platform: iOS and Android
Developer: Drew McMinn

Transit App 

Provides information about the next bus or train arrival in 53 regions. Includes a trip planner.
Cost: Free
Platform: iOS and Android
Developer: The Transit App

KCATA makes its Google Transit feed available for software developers. To learn more about this project, visit