RideKC is Ready for 2023 Big 12 Tournament Fans

Date:March 03, 2023

(Kansas City, Mo., March 3, 2023) – The Big 12 Basketball Championship comes to Kansas City March 8-12, and RideKC’s Main MAX and other buses offer a fast and free no-parking option to get fans to the games.

The basics for visitors:

  • No fares are being charged on buses, so there are no worries about exact change or multi-day tickets.
  • RideKC’s app for trip planning and real-time tracking is Transit, available in the Google Play and Apple App stores. The app also provides information about how crowded buses are.
  • Printed schedules are no longer available on buses. Customers can print schedules at our website or easily check schedules in the Transit app. 
  • The Men’s Championship will be held March 8-11 at T-Mobile Center. The Women’s Championship will be held March 9-12 at Municipal Auditorium.

Providing convenient service for fans, the Main MAX bus route will run every 20 minutes during the Men’s Championship. Main MAX serves downtown, Crown Center, Westport, the Country Club Plaza, Brookside and Waldo.

Main MAX to T-Mobile Center: Main MAX is detoured to Broadway between Crown Center and the Country Club Plaza. Northbound buses from Crown Center, Westport, The Plaza and Waldo will stop at 12th & Grand. Southbound buses from 3rd & Grand will stop at the 11th & Grand stop. The Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship will be held at T-Mobile Center, 1407 Grand. Buses travel every 20 minutes between downtown, the Plaza and Waldo on weekdays and Saturdays. On Sundays, buses travel every 30 minutes between downtown, the Plaza and Waldo.

RideKC to Municipal Auditorium: Several routes travel along 12th and 11th Streets to get close to Municipal Auditorium at 301 E. 13th Street.

Due to the closure of Grand at T-Mobile Center during the games, several bus routes will detour to Oak, including Main MAX. Details of the detours are available on this website:

For further information, call the Regional Call Center at (816) 221-0660 weekdays from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.