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Notice of Bond Sale

Posted on: Jul 19, 2024

The KCATA has prepared a Notice of Bond Sale Form and an Official Bid Form.

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KCATA Congratulates Johnson County on $7.65M Grant

Posted on: Jul 09, 2024

(Kansas City, Mo., July 9, 2024) – Today, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the recipients of the FY 24 Bus and Low- & No-Emissions Grant awards. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) congratulates Johnson County Government on the receipt of a $7.65 million Bus and Bus Facilities grant to buy new energy-efficient propane and CNG vehicles that will replace diesel-powered vehicles that have exceeded their useful life. The announcement was made today at an event in Johnson County.

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Press Release: KCATA Strategic Plan

Posted on: Jun 26, 2024

KCATA releases its inFOCUS Strategic Plan, a five-year outlook that serves as a blueprint for success and a renewed dedication to the agency’s mission to connect all people to opportunities.

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Ride KC Celebrates 1st Year of Adopt-a-Stop Program

Posted on: Apr 29, 2024

(Kansas City, Mo., April 29, 2024) – The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) and partners are taking an active role in improving Kansas City communities with the RideKC Adopt-A-Stop program which kicked off one year ago on Earth Day. The first organization to step up was Ruby Jean’s Juicery at 31st Street and Troost Avenue. Now, there are 13 partners in the Adopt-A-Stop program.

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UG Launches Flexible, On-Demand Transportation Service to Improve Connectivity and Community Access

Posted on: Feb 26, 2024

Kansas City, KS – The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, KS (UG) Transportation Department has launched an innovative new microtransit and paratransit service to provide passengers with more efficient, responsive public transportation in our community. The IRIS application, provided by RideCo, is a cloud-based service that enables riders to improve their overall experience in planning, reserving, and paying for their rides in a single application. Both services operate under the RideKC brand.

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NEXT STOP: THE KANSAS CITY RIVERFRONT Crews to Break Ground on the KC Streetcar Riverfront Extension

Posted on: Feb 23, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (February 22, 2024) – Exciting things are happening on the Riverfront and on Friday, 
March 1, Kansas City will celebrate one more addition – the KC Streetcar.

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RideKC Transit Official Statement

Posted on: Feb 16, 2024

The official statement of RideKC Transit regarding the tragic shooting that occurred at the Chiefs Victory Parade and Rally

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RideKC Shuttles to the Chiefs Parade

Posted on: Feb 13, 2024

RideKC will be offering free shuttles from 5 locations to the Chiefs Parade on February 14, 2024.

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Cyber-Attack hits KCATA. Communications affected.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2024

All service is operating, including fixed-route buses, Freedom and Freedom-On-Demand paratransit service. Call center communications are impacted.

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Voters Say YES to Bus Tax Renewal

Posted on: Nov 08, 2023

(Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 8, 2023) – Kansas City voters say yes to the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) and the 3/8-cent sales tax for the next 10 years. 

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KCATA Welcomes Two Industry Leaders to Board of Commissioners

Posted on: Oct 26, 2023

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is pleased to announce two new members of the 10-person Board of Commissioners.  Julie Lorenz, who joined the governing body in June 2023, represents Johnson County, and Bridgette Williams, who joined in October 2023, represents Wyandotte County.

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KCATA Issues Transit Oriented Community (TOC) Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

Posted on: Apr 14, 2023

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) and RideKC Development Corporation (RKCDC) issued a Transit Oriented Community (TOC) Request for Qualifications (RFQ) soliciting Development Team and Concept proposals tailored to TOC development outcomes for a 16.44-acre property at 2821 Vivion Road, and associated parcels

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RideKC Shuttled 70,000 Chiefs Fans to Parade

Posted on: Feb 22, 2023

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is pleased to announce that regional RideKC transit shuttled more than 70,000 to and from five park-and-rides to the Chiefs Kingdom Champions Parade.

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RideKC East-West Transit Study Progresses Forward

Posted on: Jan 31, 2023

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) and KC Streetcar Authority (KCSA), in cooperation with several project partners, announce the next round of public meetings for the RideKC East-West Transit Study. 
 

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KCATA Announces Frank White III as CEO – no longer interim – to Lead Bi-State Authority

Posted on: Jan 26, 2023

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is pleased to announce Frank White III, as the permanent President and CEO.

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