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27
Jul
2022

KCATA Board accepts resignation of CEO

Date:July 27, 2022

At its July 27, 2022 meeting, the Board of Commissioners for the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) approved an agreement under which the Board accepted the resignation of Robbie Makinen as CEO for KCATA.

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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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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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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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24
Mar
2021

KCATA Awarded Certificate Of Achievement For Excellence In Financial Reporting

Date:March 24, 2021

KCATA has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year that ended December 31, 2019. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded KCATA with the honor in early March. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting. This is the second year in a row KCATA has received the award.

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