App Center and WiFi

These applications can help you find information on the go. RideKC's apps include the RideKC App, Freedom On-Demand and TransLoc for Micro Transit app. It does not endorse, guarantee, sell or license the other third-party apps listed below. 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. And if you know of an app that should be listed on this page, please email us at


WiFi is available on board several buses.  All KCATA buses have WiFi. All Johnson County buses provide free WiFi. The KC Streetcar corridor has free WiFi along the 2.2 mile line in downtown Kansas City, Mo.


RideKC App

RideKC App

This app allows riders to pay fares, track RideKC buses and KC Streetcar, and plan trips. This is the official RideKC app. 
Cost: Free.
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: RideKC/Trapeze/Kentkart

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 is working with an app partner to offer a ride-hailing micro transit pilot in Johnson County. Micro Transit service will operate Monday-Saturday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fare is $1.50 per trip. 
Cost: The app is free. Fare is $1.50 per trip.
Platform: iOS, Android
Developer: RideKC/Trans Loc


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

Google Maps

Provides public transit directions (trip planning) and information.
Platforms: Android, BlackBerry, iPhone/iPad, Nokia, S60, Windows
Cost: Free

Its A Bus Tracker -

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

KC Street Track

KC Street Track

RideKC Bus and Streetcar stop tracking and directions, along with street view, social media, and more. 
Cost: $0.99
Platform: iOS and Android
Developer: Drew McMinn

Transit App 

Provides information about the next bus or train arrival in 53 regions. Includes a trip planner.
Cost: Free
Platform: iOS and Android
Developer: The Transit App

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