Weather Update: Jan. 16

Date:January 14, 2022
Effective:Jan 14, 2022

Real-time trackers

UPDATE: 7 AM, Jan. 16

RideKC buses are using regular routes. Buses may be delayed due to road conditions and staffing issues. Use real-time trackers to confirm your bus is available today. 

RideKC Freedom, Freedom On-Demand and Micro Transit are in Phase A of the Weather Plan, with possible delays of 30-60 minutes. Phase A is expected to continue through Jan. 16. Cancel or reschedule your RideKC Freedom trip by calling 816-842-9070.

RideKC Freedom and RideKC Freedom On-Demand are expecting unusually high absences with both drivers and dispatchers.  Customers can expect delays in service, and may experience longer hold times when calling for reservations and/or trip status.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and are working tirelessly to find solutions.  If you would like to cancel your trip today, please call 816-842-9070, and listen for your correct option.

Travel with caution 

Customers should expect delays as crews work to clear streets. We encourage customers to dress warmly, listen to local newscasts for up-to-date information, and use the online tools to learn if their bus is delayed. The Regional Call Center, 816-221-0660, is open 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. weekdays. 

Where to get information 

Online, customers can get updates in the Bulletins section of and review the Snow Plan, which pinpoints several areas that experience difficult travel in snowy weather. RideKC Freedom, Freedom On-Demand, and RideKC Micro Transit also have a Weather Plan. Customers can cancel or reschedule RideKC Freedom trips by calling 816-842-9070. 

Sign up for RideKC Notify to get service notifications from RideKC via text, email or voice message. 

RideKC will also use social media to inform customers of delays:

Bus Tracking

RideKC offers real-time bus information:

The Regional Call Center, 816-221-0660, is open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays.

Bus in snow