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30
Oct
2018

New RideKC Student Pass gives students free, unlimited access to the region

Date:October 30, 2018

KCATA and three area school districts will announce a new Student Pass Program that will give thousands of ninth through 12th graders free, unlimited access to public transportation throughout the region. The pep-rally style news conference starts at 3 p.m. on Oct. 30, at Manual Career Tech Center at 1215 E. Truman Road.

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24
Oct
2018

Nation’s Top Transit Official to Attend Groundbreaking for Prospect MAX BRT

Date:October 24, 2018

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) and the City of Kansas City, Mo., will break ground on the Prospect MAX Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project with a ceremonial groundbreaking at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at 12th and Charlotte streets (southeast corner).

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09
Oct
2018

RideKC Freedom On-Demand expands into Independence, Mo.

Date:October 09, 2018

KCATA, in cooperation with the City of Independence, Mo., is proud to announce the expansion of RideKC Freedom On-Demand paratransit services in Independence.

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08
Oct
2018

Johnson County and KCATA Hold Meetings About 2019 Service Changes

Date:October 08, 2018

Johnson County, Kan., and KCATA are conducting an analysis of all bus service in the county. KCATA and Johnson County will share recommended changes to bus routes at meetings in October 2018. The goals of this project are to improve transit service and efficiency, and to implement recommendations of Mid-America Regional Council’s SmartMoves 3.0 regional transit plan.

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08
Oct
2018

Kansas City Region Offers Free Rides on Election Day, Nov. 6

Date:October 08, 2018

RideKC routes will offer free fares all day on Nov. 6, 2018, to make it easier for citizens to vote.

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04
Oct
2018

Community Invited to Prospect MAX Public Meetings

Date:October 04, 2018

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will host two public meetings next week to provide updates about the Prospect MAX Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. The $55.8 million project will bring enhanced transit service along Kansas City’s 10-mile Prospect Avenue from downtown to 75th Street.

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27
Sep
2018

Community Meeting to Provide Independence Ave. Transit Updates

Date:September 27, 2018

KCATA will hold a community meeting to discuss its Bus Rapid Transit Planning and Feasibility Study for Independence Ave. The meeting is being held Saturday, Sept. 29, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Independence Avenue CID, 2657 Independence Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

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11
Sep
2018

KC Streetcar Main Street Extension Project Advances Federal Funding Request

Date:September 11, 2018

(Kansas City, Missouri - Sept. 11, 2018) The KC Streetcar project team recently applied for federal funding for the Main Street Extension to University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), marking a crucial step in moving the street extension project towards construction.

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29
Aug
2018

New Combined Pass for Bike and Bus Rides Makes Commuting Easier, More Affordable

Date:August 29, 2018

RideKC and BikeWalkKC will announce a new combination pass that will let riders check out a Bike Share bicycle and ride a bus using just one pass.

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27
Aug
2018

Community Leaders Receive KCATA Rosa Parks Spirit Awards

Date:August 27, 2018

On Thursday, August 30, 2018, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will present the KCATA Rosa Parks Spirit Awards. These awards recognize individuals and organizations that, in the spirit of Civil Rights Leader Rosa Parks, are making a difference in Kansas City and in public transportation. This is the sixth year for the awards.

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