A grassroots group is asking the courts to approve the first step in creating a Transportation Development District along the Main Street corridor to fund expansion of the downtown streetcar line.

New effort seeks vote on streetcar down Main Street

A grassroots group is asking the courts to approve the first step in creating a Transportation Development District along the Main Street corridor to fund expansion of the downtown streetcar line. A grassroots group today revealed plans to try ...
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Penn Valley students will ride the bus for free this fall

Students at Penn Valley Community College can ride the bus for free beginning this fall. Under a two-year pilot program, full and part-time students at all five Metropolitan Community Colleges campuses can use their school ID as an all-access ...
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Main St., Broadway, Troost bus hours expand with streetcar

By Jason Doss from Kansas City, MO (Southbound on Main) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Although the new downtown streetcar doesn’t run in Midtown, it has triggered expanded bus service to help ...
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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 ...