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

Date:August 29, 2018

Kansas City, Mo. | Aug. 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.

At 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, at the 3rd & Grand Transit Center, Robbie Makinen, President/CEO of KCATA, and Eric Vaughan, Director of Bike Share and Business Services at BikeWalkKC, will speak to the benefits of a combined pass. The program will include a demonstration of how the pass works to check out bikes.

“KCATA is committed to looking beyond buses to connect people to opportunity,” CEO Makinen said. “By partnering with BikeWalkKC to provide a combined bike and bus pass, we are helping people make easier choices while having more access.”

"BikeWalkKC is pleased to partner with RideKC to improve transit options for the community," Vaughan added. "Including bike share access for no additional cost will provide convenient, healthy transportation alternatives for riders."

The Bike + Bus Pass allows unlimited 60-minute BCycle bike share rides and local bus rides all month long. To purchase the pass, press the “Join BCycle” on the website, and select Bike + Bus Pass option. The pass is available on a monthly basis.

Kansas City BCycle bikes are available at dozens of bikeshare stations throughout Kansas City, Missouri, and North Kansas City, Missouri. This includes several stations adjacent to transit stops and along the Trolley Track Trail.


Bike and Bus event

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The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is dedicated to connecting people to opportunities throughout the Greater Kansas City metropolitan region. Created in 1965 through special state legislative action in both Missouri and Kansas.

Kansas City BCycle is a program of BikeWalkKC, a nonprofit bicycle/pedestrian advocacy organization serving greater Kansas City. Our programs and services empower citizens, communities, and professionals for excellence in advocating, planning, and engineering for better walking and bicycling.