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App Center and WiFi

These applications can help you find information on the go. RideKC's apps include Transit, Freedom On-Demand and TransLoc for Micro Transit apps. 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

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.

Apps

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

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

Microtransit

TransLoc

RideKC is working with an app partner to offer a ride-hailing micro transit pilots in Johnson County and Wyandotte County. See details for Micro Transit services 199 and 499.  
Cost: The app is free. Fare is $1.50 per trip.
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: RideKC/Trans Loc

BCycle

BCycle with RideKC

RideKC Bike's bike share system offers pedal-powered (non-electric) bicycles at 42 stations from North Kansas City to Waldo and at Longview Lake. Pedal bike share is station-based, which means you must dock your bike in a station to end your trip.
Cost: The app is free. Bike rental is fee-based.
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: B-cycle, LLC

Drop Mobility

Drop Mobility with RideKC Bike and RideKC Scooter

RideKC's electric-bikes and e-scooters have a hybrid docked/dockless system with lock-to technology that utilizes existing and new bike racks to ensure our devices are organized, thoughtfully deployed, and enhance public spaces.
Cost: The app is free. Bike and scooter rental are fee-based.
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: DropBike

Web services

 

Google Maps

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

Its A Bus Tracker - ItsAB.us

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 http://www.kcata.org/transit_data.