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Micro Transit

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RideKC Micro Transit is an affordable ride-hailing transportation option. It is available in parts of Johnson and Wyandotte counties. RideKC is adding route numbers to Micro Transit to help identify the service.  

Fares resume Nov. 9 on 199 Micro Transit in Kansas City, Kansas, and 499 Micro Transit in Johnson County, Kansas. Fares are suspended through Nov. 8. Use the Microtransit app to pay, or use cash.

499 Micro Transit in Johnson County has a new service area in September!

KCK/Wyandotte County 

199 Micro Transit
Service Hours:
5:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Service Area: State Ave. on the north, I-635 and 42nd Street on the east, 72nd St. on the west and the Kansas River and Metropolitan Ave. on the south, with additional service to Meriam Town Center and Shawnee Plaza retail areas
Fare: $1.50 with in the Microtransit/TransLoc app or with exact cash in vehicle. 

Johnson County 

499 Micro Transit
Service Hours:
6 a.m. - 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday
Weekday Service Area: 47th St./Ave. to the north; State Line/Metcalf Ave./Black Bob Rd. to the east; 119th St./151st St. to the south; Lone Elm/Parker/K-7/Renner Rd. to the west. Additional service to and from KU Edwards Campus is available. 
Saturday Service Area: Saturday only, the Metcalf boundary to the east extends to State Line Rd., and includes 47th St./Ave. to the north; State Line/Metcalf Ave./Black Bob Rd. to the east; 119th St./151st St. to the south; Lone Elm/Parker/K-7/Renner Rd. to the west. Additional service to and from KU Edwards Campus is available. 
Fare: $1.50 with in the Microtransit/TransLoc app or with exact cash in vehicle. 

Most trips will use a Micro Transit van. However, RideKC is adding taxi vehicles to the Micro Transit fleet during high demand times, such as morning and evening rush hour, and over the lunch hour. 

Google play app link    App store link

Maps and Key Destinations

In Johnson County, you can take Micro Transit anywhere within the 80-mile service area shown below. The service area includes Downtown Overland ParkMission Transit Center and KU Edwards Campus. Destinations include AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, Oak Park MallJohnson County Community College, Merriam Town Center, MidAmerica Nazarene University, Olathe South High School, Olathe Health, and the Johnson County Administration Building.

Map showing Micro Transit service area in Johnson County

In Wyandotte County, you can take Micro Transit anywhere within the service area shown below. The service area includes the Midtown KCK Transit Center at 47th & State Ave., Santa Fe Industrial Area, KCKCC Tech Center and the Amazon Fulfillment Center. 199 Micro Transit also serves ALDI, Happy Foods West, Jones Bar-B-Q, as well as Cambridge at River Oaks Apartments, Terrace Pointe Apartments, Skyline Apartments, Shawnee Plaza in the Turner neighborhood, and Merriam Town Center in Johnson County.

KCK Microtransit

 

How Micro Transit works

Request a Ride:

  • Mobile App: Anyone within the service area boundaries can summon a ride using the mobile app. Simply enter in your destination address.
  • Phone: In Johnson County, call 816.512.5510. In Wyandotte County, call 913.573.8351.
  • Online: Visit ondemand.transloc.com

Pay your Fare: Pay $1.50 per ride with in the Microtransit app or with exact cash in vehicle. When bus fares resume, you can also transfer to RideKC Micro Transit with your bus pass or transfer card (paper or Transit app).

Enjoy the Trip: Your trip will be as direct as possible to your entered destination.

How to use the Micro Transit app

Wyandotte County: Download these instructions as a PDF. - Instruction in Spanish as a PDF.
Johnson County: Download these instructions as a PDF. - Instructions in Spanish as a PDF. 
Microtransit App instruction: Download app instructions as a PDF - Instructions in Spanish as a PDF.

1. Go to your app store and search “Microtransit” to download the app. Click to download: Google Play - Apple App Store    

2. Open the app and review the available services. Choose the service you want to use by tapping "Book a Ride."

3. Confirm your pick-up location and select your drop-off location. These must be within the service's region paramaters shown on the map. Change your pick-up time by tapping “ ASAP” and selecting a new time and date to schedule your ride ahead of time.

4. Select the number of passengers with you, and if you need a wheelchair-accessible vehicle. Tap "Request Ride" when ready.

5. The first time you use the app, the system will require you to log in or create an account* with TransLoc (the company behind the app). *This is a free account, and your information will not be shared, however, you will need to include your mobile phone number if you would like to receive text message notifications.

6. Keep the app open to stay informed on your ride status.

Have questions about Micro Transit? Send us an email at RideKConDemand@kcata.org.