Bus service available to Big 12 Basketball Championship

MainStreetMAXWith 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 and conveniently, the KCATA says. The Main St. MAX Orange Line will offer frequent service throughout the tournament to the Sprint Center in downtown Kansas City, Mo.


  • Three fare options are available: RideKC fare is $1.50 per ride. An all-day pass costs $3, and can be purchased on the bus. Three-Day Visitor Passes are available for $10 at KCATA offices, 1200 E. 18th Street.
  • Main St. MAX service to Sprint Center: Northbound buses from The Plaza/Waldo to 3rd & Grand will stop at the Arena station at 12th & Grand.  Southbound buses from 3rd & Grand will stop at the 11th at Grand station. The Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship will be held at Sprint Center, 1407 Grand.
  • For further information, visit the KCATA online at www.ridekc.org or call the Regional Call Center at (816) 221-0660 weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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