App Center and WiFi

These applications can help you find information on the go. RideKC's apps include Transit, Freedom On-Demand, TransLoc for Micro Transit apps and RideKC Navigator. We recommend reading reviews of the apps to determine if an app fits your needs. Some of the apps include only KCATA information, while others include multiple transit agencies. 


WiFi is available on board most buses.  All KCATA and Johnson County buses provide free WiFi. The Prospect MAX has free WiFi at stations from south Kansas City to downtown. The KC Streetcar has free WiFi along the 2.2 mile line in downtown Kansas City, Mo.


Transit App 

The official app of RideKC. Provides real-time information about the next bus or train arrival in Kansas City and many other cities. Includes a trip planner.
Cost: Free
Platform: iOSAndroid
Developer: The Transit App

Flex App

RideKC Flex App

The RideKC Flex mobile app allows customers to book trips and cancel trips in the app. Currently available for routes 297 and 298

Cost: Free
Platform: iOSAndroid

Developer: Spare Labs


On-Demand app

Freedom On-Demand

This  app-based option offers same day taxi service getting you where you need to go, when you need to get there. Designed for paratransit trips and available for everyone.  
Cost: The app is free. Ride cost based on ADA eligibility and distance.
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: RideKC/MTData LLC



RideKC works with an app partner to offer a ride-hailing micro transit pilot in Wyandotte County. See details for Micro Transit service 199 .  
Cost: The app is free. Fare is $1.50 per trip.
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: RideKC/TransLoc

Iris by RideKC

Iris by RideKC

Iris is an app-driven service in Kansas City, Mo. RideKC and Kansas City, Mo. work with an app partner to offer a point-to-point ride-hailing service. RideLV in Leavenworth, Kan., also uses IRIS app for ride hailing.
Cost: The app is free. Fare varies by trip.
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: RideCo - KCMO - RideKC


RideKC Micro Transit

RideKC works with an app partner to offer a ride-hailing micro transit pilot in Johnson County. See details for Micro Transit service 499.  
Cost: The app is free. Fare is $3-5 per trip.
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: RideKC/EcoLane

RideKC Bike app

RideKC Bike

RideKC offers three great shared-use mobility options to choose from: new electric-assist bikes and pedal bikes. 
Cost: The app is free. Bike rentals are fee-based.
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: Dropbike

RideKC Navigator

RideKC Navigator provides audio navigation instructions for transit users with visual impairment in the Kansas City region. Using Bluetooth-enabled sensors at transit stops and intersections, RideKC Navigator guides you to and from transit stops along selected routes, provides real-time bus arrival and occupancy estimates, shows nearby places to help you explore your surroundings, and allows you to save favorite locations.

Cost: The app is free.
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: Sensible Innovations.

Web services


Google Maps

Provides public transit directions (trip planning) and information.
Platforms: Web

Its A Bus Tracker -

This mobile-friendly version of WebWatch comes from rider, @omnay.
Cost: Free
Platform: Web
Developers: @omnay/Sprout Software


KCATA makes its Google Transit feed available for software developers. To learn more about this project, visit