Paratransit is available to those who meet certain qualifications. To apply for paratransit service from Unified Government Transit, KCATA, or Independence, download a printable application in English or Spanish. The application and Ride Guide are available in alternate formats and in Spanish upon request by calling 816-842-9070 and pressing option 5 for Eligibility.
NOTE: Effective Sept. 3, the online application portal is temporarily unavailable. Please download the paper application or call eligibility (816-842-9070, Option 5) to have a paper application mailed to you. We hope to have this process back up and running soon. Sorry for the inconvenience.
For assistance call (816) 842-9070, and select Option 3 for RideKC Freedom in Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas.
This service is provided Monday through Friday.
The fare for RideKC Freedom in KCK is $3.00 each way.
The costs of the Aging Transit services varies for each type of service.
To utilize these services you must first go through the eligibility process.
Have the following information ready:
Will an attendant or companion be traveling with you? If so, tell the coordinator when you schedule your trip.
Going to a hospital, shopping mall, or other destination with several entrances? Tell the coordinator which door you will use for your pick-up and return trips.
Are there stairs, locked security entrances, locked gates, fencing? Is the street you live on difficult to find, etc.? If so, please tell the coordinator. These factors may affect the driver’s ability to reach you.
Phone Options for Regional RideKC Freedom: (816) 842-9070
Option 1: RideKC Freedom in Missouri
Option 2: RideKC Freedom in Johnson County, Kan.
Option 3: RideKC Freedom in Wyandotte County, Kan.
Option 4: RideKC Freedom On-Demand Scheduling and Dispatch (Same day option scheduling)
Option 5: Eligibility Office: For all mobility services, including On-Demand
Option 6: Comments Line: For all services (24-hour recorded line available Monday-Friday)