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28
May
2020

RideKC’s Service Restoration Plan

Date:May 28, 2020
Effective:May 28, 2020

As the Kansas City region begins to slowly reopen, RideKC has created a tentative framework to restore service as the region weathers the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Central to our plan is connecting people to opportunities, and ensuring access for jobs and services at hospitals, other medical care, pharmacies, grocery and food services, and other essential services.

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19
May
2020

COVID-19 Daily Updates

Date:May 19, 2020
Effective:May 19, 2020

This page will be updated daily with important information about transit service during the COVID pandemic. 

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Routes affected by this bulletin:
12
May
2020

May 31: RideKC adds service after 9 PM

Date:May 12, 2020
Effective:May 31, 2020
06
May
2020

Transit App Replaces RideKC App

Date:May 06, 2020
Effective:May 06, 2020

RideKC will begin using Transit as its official app for trip planning and real-time information, effective May 6. When fare collection resumes in the Kansas City area, Transit will also allow customers to pay their fare with the app. This will replace the existing RideKC app.

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30
May
2020

May 31: Plaza Reroutes

Date:May 30, 2020
Effective:May 31, 2020

Due to activity on the Country Club Plaza on Sunday, May 31, from 1:30 p.m. until the end of the event, RideKC Main MAX, 35 and 47 buses will detour. All service is suspended after 8 PM due to the city curfew. 

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26
May
2020

June 1: 118 Extends to Mission Transit Center

Date:May 26, 2020
Effective:Jun 01, 2020

Beginning June 1, 2020, the 118 18th Street will travel via Roe Avenue and Johnson Drive to Mission Transit Center. To accommodate this southern extension, the existing loop providing service to 18th & Kansas Avenue will be removed.

 

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06
May
2020

RideKC Freedom Changes for COVID-19

Date:May 06, 2020
Effective:May 15, 2020

RideKC Freedom paratransit changes:
Effective May 15, customers must make reservations 48 hours in advance.
All passengers should wear face coverings to reduce the spread of COIVD-19.
RideKC Freedom On-Demand will have a limit of 200 trips per day.

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27
Apr
2020

Temporary Detours, updated 5/11

Date:April 27, 2020
Effective:Apr 06, 2020
10
Apr
2020

Johnson County Service Reductions Due to Stay-at-Home Order

Date:April 10, 2020
Effective:Apr 13, 2020
07
Apr
2020

Reduced Service for Several Weekday, Weekend Routes

Date:April 07, 2020
Effective:Apr 12, 2020

RideKC will be temporarily reducing service starting April 12, due to lower ridership and safety precautions due to COVID-19. By taking this step, we hope to be able to recover from the effects of this pandemic when the public health crisis passes. Starting April 12, RideKC temporarily will change schedules in several communities, including KCMO. On weekdays, many routes will begin using modified service; most routes use Saturday service that ends at 9 p.m. Starting Monday, April 13, RideKC service in Johnson County will also have temporary reductions in service.

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