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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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19
Mar
2020

RideKC Regional Transit Services Response to COVID-19

Date:March 19, 2020

In an effort to protect transit operators, customers and the general public, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) announces that all RideKC regional transit services have taken a variety of proactive measures in response to the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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27
Feb
2020

UMKC Research Shows Economic Impact of Zero Fare Transit

Date:February 27, 2020

Two studies show economic impact of transit in KCMO and Missouri

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24
Feb
2020

RideKC Schedules Pop-Ups for Customers to Take Redesign Survey

Date:February 24, 2020

RideKC released a draft plan of the RideKC Next system redesign and invites citizens to give their thoughts about the proposed changes in an online survey. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) redesign is one of the largest system redesigns in the agency’s history. The redesign evaluated every bus route in the system to come up with a draft plan created from direct engagement with stakeholders and the community’s responses to the summer 2019 survey.

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