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Bus riders, have you seen this guy?

There’s a reward for information about a bus passenger who got mad when the vehicle stopped, got thrown off the bus, and then kicked a KCATA supervisor’s car. The Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline and the Metro Patrol Division Property Crimes ...
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Main, Troost, Broadway bus services expanded to compliment streetcar

As streetcar service starts downtown, bus service from Midtown is scheduled to expand on the Main Street MAX, Troost MAX and the 47-Broadway routes. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority says it has gotten additional requests for service ...
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Bus service available to Big 12 Basketball Championship

With the Big 12 Basketball Championship downtown March 9-12, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is reminding riders Main Street MAX bus can get them there. The bus offers the no-parking transit option to get fans to the games fast ...
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Bridj micro-transit starts Monday; new details and map

With the new micro-transit service Ride KC: Bridj set to start on Monday, a map of its service area and other keys details are available today. Bridj, a micro-transit system so far is available only in Boston, Washington D.C. and now Kansas ...
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More bike options on the way

Officials today reported many more miles of bike routes and related changes in the works. There are plans to add a three-mile bikeway on Armour Boulevard from Broadway to the Paseo, they reported to the mayor and city manager. And that could ...
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 Another step forward for Prospect MAX

The Prospect MAX – a much-requested transit improvement in the urban core – has taken another step forward. President Barack Obama’s administration is recommending $29.9 million for a new bus rapid transit line on Prospect Avenue, the ...
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Midtown part of pilot national microtransit service to get people to work and jobs

Midtown, Hospital Hill, and the University of Kansas Medical Center will be among the first areas in the country to test a new way of getting around – microtransit. These areas are included in a new pilot program called Ride KC: Bridj announced ...
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KCATA announces new board member

David Bower, an advocate of regional transportation planning, has been appointed to the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s Board of Commissioners to represent Jackson County. Bower is a former mayor of Raytown and served on the board ...
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Calling all would-be streetcar drivers

File photo:streetcar stop in city market area. Ever dream of being a streetcar driver? Here’s your chance. The Kansas City Streetcar Authority Operations team is hiring both drivers and mechanic/technicians, according to the streetcar authority’s ...
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Bus service hosts meetings to discuss proposed route changes

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is considering several routes changes, including several in Midtown. The agency will host several meetings to explain the proposals and allow people to comment on them. The changes affect ...