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18
May
2022

RideKC Kicks Off East-West Transit Study

Date:May 18, 2022

KCATA, in cooperation with several project partners, announces the launch of the RideKC East-West Transit Study to evaluate an east-west, high-capacity transit connection between the area around the University of Kansas Health System campus in Kansas City, Kans. and the area around the Truman Sports Complex (Kauffman Stadium and Arrowhead Stadium) in Kansas City,  Mo.  

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19
Apr
2022

RideKC Ends Mask Mandate On Public Transit

Date:April 19, 2022

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will end the mask mandate for customers and operators following Transportation Security Administration (TSA) guidance issued on April 18, 2022.

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23
Feb
2022

RideKC Seeks Input On New Johnson County Service

Date:February 23, 2022

RideKC routes in Johnson County, Kan., will change this year as part of several pilot programs to improve public transportation.

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14
Feb
2022

RideKC Introduces New Mobile Flex App

Date:February 14, 2022

RideKC introduced a new mobile app for five RideKC Flex routes. The five zones are currently zero fare.

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14
Jan
2022

KCATA Announces Additional COVID-19 Response

Date:January 14, 2022

Due to the increasing incidence of COVID-19, KCATA returned to Level 2 on January 7, 2022. KCATA’s 14-day trend has seen a 42% increase in employee positives, and a 65% increase in employee quarantines. All safety protocols remain in place on board RideKC and on the KCATA campus. Additional COVID-19 response includes free testing at three transit centers.

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23
Aug
2021

RideKC Next To Launch In 2022 Following Bus Operator Hiring Campaign

Date:August 23, 2021

RideKC Next will now launch in 2022 with better service and more operators. It will be the RideKC of the future.

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24
May
2021

RideKC To Increase On-Board Capacity on May 31

Date:May 24, 2021

RideKC To Increase On-Board Capacity on May 31

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20
May
2021

One RideKC Seeks Path to Regional Transit Funding

Date:May 20, 2021
One RideKC Seeks Path to Regional Transit Funding

RideKC is starting a new initiative to build consensus and social equity in a comprehensive regional transit and funding plan called One RideKC.

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08
Apr
2021

KCATA Unveils Zero-Emission Buses Sponsored By Evergy

Date:April 08, 2021

KCATA and Evergy are pleased to announce the unveiling of the first two electric buses to be used in RideKC public transit service in the Kansas City region. Evergy is sponsoring the vehicles with specially branded graphics that will be unveiled at the event. 

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24
Mar
2021

Newly Appointed KCATA Board Members Attend March Meeting

Date:March 24, 2021

The Board of Commissioners of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) welcomed two new commissioners at the March 24, 2021 board meeting. The newly appointed commissioners, Reginald Townsend and Janee Hanzlick attended their first board meeting since being appointed.

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