Voters heading to the polls in Kansas City, Mo., can catch RideKC transit for free on April 2, 2019, for the City’s elections.
“Exercising the right to vote is so important that we want to make it as easy as possible to get to the polls,” said KCATA President and CEO Robbie Makinen. “It’s about connecting people to opportunities, including the opportunity to vote for candidates that will ultimately affect their future.”
On Election Day, fares on KCATA RideKC bus routes serving Kansas City, Mo., will be free. KCATA paratransit offered by KCATA will also be free to ride.
To find your polling place and check your voter status, Kansas City residents in Jackson County can visit the Kansas City Election Board website, http://www.kceb.org/. For other locations in Missouri, start with the Secretary of State’s website, http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/govotemissouri/.
Customers can plan their travel early. For help planning your trip, call 816-221-0660 and be ready to provide the starting address and the address of your polling place. Customers can also plan a trip with Google Transit trip planner, available on the home page of RideKC.org. The Regional Transit Call Center is also open weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.