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21
Sep
2020

COVID Exposure Updates

Date:September 21, 2020

RideKC has confirmed positive COVID-19 test results for five bus operators.

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31
Aug
2020

KCATA Receives $600K Innovation Grant for Precision Guidance Sensors

Date:August 31, 2020

KCATA today announced that it will receive $600,000 in funding through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Accelerating Innovative Mobility (AIM) initiative to support mobility and innovation in the transit industry.

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17
Aug
2020

RideKC Partners with Swiftly to Launch Improved Real-Time Information

Date:August 17, 2020

(Kansas City, Mo. – Aug. 17, 2020) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) has partnered with Swiftly, Inc., a San Francisco-based big data platform for public transit and mobility services, to bring improved real-time transit arrival and vehicle crowding predictions to RideKC. These improvements were tested internally at KCATA in 2020 and are now fully implemented.

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28
Jul
2020

RideKC Improves Service August 2; New East Village Transit Center Opens

Date:July 28, 2020

(Kansas City, Mo. – July 27, 2020) The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) announces good news for RideKC customers beginning Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. First, the newly built East Village Transit Center at 12th & Charlotte will open for bus service. Second, starting in August, several routes will restore weekday service, or add trips where crowding has been occurring.

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27
Jun
2020

RideKC To Give Free Masks Next Week in Support of New KCMO City Order

Date:June 27, 2020

(Kansas City, Mo. - June 26, 2020) RideKC will be at highly used transit centers and bus stops next week, providing riders with thousands of free masks. Under the City of Kansas City, Mo.’s new order, face coverings will be required on RideKC buses and on KC Streetcar.

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22
May
2020

RideKC Announces Later Hours for Transit Routes

Date:May 22, 2020

Starting May 31, RideKC will offer later hours on various routes.

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06
May
2020

RideKC Announces Transit as Its New Official App

Date:May 06, 2020

Riders have a go-to app for real-time information, trip planning, and payments.

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16
Apr
2020

Sound the Horn for Transit Workers: April 16

Date:April 16, 2020

RideKC is joining transit agencies across the nation to “sound the horn” for transit workers and other front line workers who are keeping communities going during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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07
Apr
2020

RideKC Reduces Bus Service in KCMO Due to Stay-at-Home Order

Date:April 07, 2020

In response to the Stay-At-Home order issued by area counties and municipalities, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) in partnership with the City of Kansas City, Mo., will reduce transit service starting Sunday, April 12, 2020.

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06
Apr
2020

KCATA April 6 COVID-19 Update

Date:April 06, 2020

KCATA continues to deliver a vital public service to health care workers, pharmacy and grocery store employees, and others working or traveling to essential destinations.

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