RideKC Prepares for Predicted Snow and Ice

Date:January 10, 2018

(Kansas City, Mo. – Jan. 10, 2018) RideKC is preparing for the possibility of ice and snow that may affect travel on Thursday, Jan. 11.

RideKC bus customers can keep informed on current conditions and plan for severe winter weather. Current forecasts indicate that a freezing rain/sleet mix will arrive in the Kansas City area on Thursday, with potential impacts on the morning rush hour.  As temperatures fall below freezing, roads and sidewalks may become slick. RideKC plans to provide bus service Thursday. However, as road conditions worsen, customers could experience delays.

Please check this website frequently for updates.

Paratransit service RideKC Freedom will begin the morning using Phase A of the Inclement Weather Plan. Paratransit customers may experience delays of 30 to 60 minutes past scheduled pickup times. Customers with non-essential travel are encouraged to reschedule their trips at  (816) 842-9070.

This storm has the potential to cause delays for RideKC service. Our crews will be working through the day to keep streets safe. We encourage customers to dress warmly, listen to local newscasts for up-to-date information, and use the online tools to learn if their bus is delayed.

Where to get information

Online, customers can get updates at and review the Snow Plan, which pinpoints several areas that experience difficult travel in snowy weather. RideKC will also use social media to inform customers of delays:

RideKC service operated by KCATA offers real-time bus information:

The Regional Call Center, 816-221-0660, is open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays.

Bus in snow