KCATA Congratulates Johnson County on $7.65M Grant

Date:July 09, 2024

(Kansas City, Mo., July 9, 2024) – Today, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the recipients of the FY 24 Bus and Low- & No-Emissions Grant awards. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) congratulates Johnson County Government on the receipt of a $7.65 million Bus and Bus Facilities grant to buy new energy-efficient propane and CNG vehicles that will replace diesel-powered vehicles that have exceeded their useful life. The announcement was made today at an event in Johnson County.

“Congratulations to our partners at Johnson County on the receipt of this $7.65 million grant,” KCATA Chief Executive Officer Frank White, III said. “Through this investment, Johnson County will be able to modernize their bus fleet, provide riders a smoother trip and reduce impacts on the region’s air quality. It’s always a good day when federal transit dollars come to the region.”

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is managed by a 10-member Board of Commissioners representing seven counties in Missouri and Kansas. It is chaired by Reginald Townsend. KCATA strives to provide a safe, reliable and innovative transportation system that meets the changing needs of metropolitan Kansas City. In addition to providing high quality transit services, KCATA is an employer as well as a partner of business and other community organizations. For more information about KCATA visit For rider information visit

Cindy Baker, Senior Director Marketing & Communications
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