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How to Ride Resources

In just a few minutes, you can learn everything you need to know to ride like a pro.

Have questions about how to ride? Call the Regional Call Center at 816-221-0660. 

How To Ride

Step 1: Plan your trip
Route schedules can be found online and inside each bus. Arrive at the stop 5 minutes before the scheduled time.

Plan your trip

Step 2: Determine your fare
Use coins or dollar bills. Insert $2-20 and receive a change card.
You can buy passes at pass outlets or at RideKC.org or get a $3 1-Day pass by asking the operator.
The base bus fare is $1.50, with epxress routes costing a little more. Seniors, youths and riders with disabilities can qualify for half fare in many places. 
How to pay

Step 3: Using the farebox
New passes or change cards should be dipped in the farebox. 
Activated passes or transfer cards should be swiped through the farebox. 
Coins and bills should be inserted into the farebox.

Using the farebox with a pass or transfer

Step 4: Requesting a stop
The request a stop, pulll the yellow cord before your destination. Ask the operator for assistance if you are unsure about your stop. 

Request a stop