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06
May
2020

RideKC Announces Transit as Its New Official App

Date:May 06, 2020
RideKC Announces Transit as Its New Official App

Riders have a go-to app for real-time information, trip planning, and payments.

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17
Apr
2020

We Count, Kansas City: Take the Census

Date:April 17, 2020
We Count, Kansas City: Take the Census

Everyone counts in the 2020 Census! Now is the time to make sure everyone is counted in the Census.

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03
Apr
2020

Special Delivery: Cloth Masks

Date:April 03, 2020
Special Delivery: Cloth Masks

RideKC makes a special delivery to MED-ACT in Johnson County.

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20
Mar
2020

Local Organizations Support ZeroFare KC

Date:March 20, 2020
Local Organizations Support ZeroFare KC

The Kansas City Community is rallying to support ZeroFare KC.The Kansas City Community is rallying to support ZeroFare KC. Leaders at non-profit organizations, schools, and elsewhere recognize the potential of public transportation without a financial barrier.

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27
Feb
2020

Alvin Brooks: Paving the Way

Date:February 27, 2020
Alvin Brooks: Paving the Way

Alvin Brooks is a Kansas City icon for his community focused leadership which paved the way for criminal justice reform in Kansas City.

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26
Feb
2020

Willie Arthur Smith: Paving the Way

Date:February 26, 2020
Willie Arthur Smith: Paving the Way

Willie Arthur Smith is an icon in the Kansas City area for his dedicated work with the youth of this city. Smith created Kansas City's first high school drill team: The Marching Cobras.

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25
Feb
2020

Horace “Pete” Peterson III: Paving the Way

Date:February 25, 2020
Horace “Pete” Peterson III: Paving the Way

Horace Michael “Pete” Peterson, III was a historian who captured the oral histories that helped shaped the Midwest. Peterson founded the Black Archives of Mid-America.

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24
Feb
2020

Dr. Samuel Rodgers: Paving the Way

Date:February 24, 2020
Dr. Samuel Rodgers: Paving the Way

Dr. Samuel U. Rodgers paved the way by creating equitable access to healthcare for the poor in Kansas City, Missouri.

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21
Feb
2020

Rev. Dr. A.L. Johnson Sr.: Paving the Way

Date:February 21, 2020
Rev. Dr. A.L. Johnson Sr.: Paving the Way

The Rev. Dr. A.L. Johnson Sr., was a great man of faith, vision and compassion and he paved the way as a humanitarian and activist in Kansas City. You can find Johnson's Honor Plaque at southbound Prospect at Swope Parkway. 

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19
Feb
2020

Fred Curls: Paving the Way

Date:February 19, 2020
Fred Curls: Paving the Way

Fred Curls paved the way in the real estate industry and through his political involvement in the Kansas City community. In 1952, Curls took a job at a friend’s real estate agency where he learned the real estate business.

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