KCATA seeks feedback on the future

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) has been conducting a series of public meetings to receive feedback on an updated RideKC Next redesign of transit service in Kansas City, Mo. There are two upcoming opportunities remaining during this phase of outreach.

They will both occur virtually via Zoom. The first meeting is on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The second meeting will be on Wednesday, Dec. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m.

KCATA encourages riders to drop in and out any time during a session to discuss proposed changes.

To join the meetings by telephone, without an internet connection, use the following numbers:

  • Saturday, Dec. 5, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: US: +1 929 205 6099  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or 877 853 5257 (Toll Free) or 888 475 4499 (Toll Free) 
    Webinar ID: 837 3757 2454
  • Wednesday, Dec. 9, 5-7 p.m.: US: +1 929 205 6099  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or 888 475 4499 (Toll Free) or 877 853 5257 (Toll Free) 
    Webinar ID: 857 0121 6589

“The new plan represents changes resulting from public outreach that occurred in early 2020, as well as additional technical and financial analysis,” according to KCATA. “The goal of the revised plan is to provide a simpler, easier and more efficient network that connects more people to opportunity. This includes establishing a frequent grid in the core of the transit network, while also providing flexible services that cover larger areas and provide access to the system.”

Implementation of the plan is slated for July 2021. More about the plan is available at RideKCNext.org.

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