Mayor Pro Tempe Cindy Circo led the efforts to work out a deal that will keep Uber in Kansas City.

Uber and KC make peace

Mayor Pro Tem Cindy Circo led the efforts to work out a deal that will keep Uber in Kansas City. When the new and old collided, Councilwoman Cindy Circo said, it took a little work. To keep Uber in Kansas City, the city council today passed ...
Transportation advocates posed for a selfie, intending it as a message to Washington that they want Congress to pass reauthorize a transportation bill that will help Kansas City.

Prospect MAX, other projects rely on federal funding, rally speakers say

Transportation advocates posed for a selfie, intending it as a message to Washington that they want Congress to pass reauthorize a transportation bill that will help Kansas City. “Stand up and demand that elected officials support a highway ...
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Bus service to baseball stadium extended

Courtesy Kansas City Area Transportation Authority. Just in time for baseball season, the Metro is extending service to Kauffman Stadium along Blue Ridge Cutoff seven days a week. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) first extended ...
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Do you appreciate your bus driver?

Today is the annual bus driver appreciation day, a celebration started by transit riders in Seattle in 2009. Hans Gerwitz and Shannon Thomas wrote a blog post that inspired the International Bus Driver Appreciation Day movement. They chose March ...
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Former KCK Mayor Reardon takes over as CEO of ATA

Robbie Makinen, Chairman of the KCATA Board of Commissioners, welcomed new President and CEO Joe Reardon, as Mayor Sly James looked on. Courtesy KCATA. The Kansas City bus system has a new head – and his appointment signals the agency’s ...
File photo. Construction in preparation for the downtown streetcar route.

Streetcar money to be used, without earmark for more streetcars

File photo. Construction in preparation for the downtown streetcar route. What to do with about $8.8 million borrowed toward a streetcar expansion that voters later rejected? After more than an hour of debate largely over appearances, the city ...
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ATA makes changes to Ward Parkway 51 bus route

The ATA has announced changes to a Midtown bus route that will go into effect on Jan. 5. One Midtown transit advocate has expressed concern about the change, saying it could make it harder for retirees, students and other Midtown residents to ...
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First steps in regional transit are “a big deal”

Declaring “this is a big deal,” the Kansas City bus service committed to an agreement with the Johnson County bus service and promised more regional transit cooperation is coming. Robbie Makinen, chairman of the Area Transportation Association ...
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ATA approves regional transit branding

In another step toward a regional transportation system, the Kansas City Regional Transportation Authority has endorsed a new regional transit brand – RideKC. At a Nov. 19 meeting, the KCATA Board of Commissioners approved the new brand, ...
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City hearings focus on taxicab policy

  Photo used under a Creative Commons license courtesy Ooznu.  Kansas City residents have an opportunity to get involved in discussion of the future of the taxicab industry in Kansas City. The city will hold public hearings tomorrow in ...
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