RideKC To Increase On-Board Capacity

Date:May 24, 2021
Effective:May 31, 2021

Seating No Longer Limited On Buses And Paratransit

Effective Monday, May 31, RideKC will allow full capacity on board all RideKC buses, RideKC Micro Transit and RideKC Freedom paratransit vehicles.

The KC Streetcar has also discontinued distancing requirements on vehicles.

Riders must continue to wear face masks on RideKC buses, paratransit, Micro Transit and on KC Streetcar, under a federal order from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

Fares are suspended on all RideKC buses, including those operated by KCATA, Johnson County, Unified Government., and Independence, Mo. Fares resumed on 199 Micro Transit and 499 Micro Transit in November 2020.

Riders should continue to board and exit the bus at either the front or back door.

For updates related to safety measures and service changes during the pandemic, visit

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