RideKC routes will offer free fares all day on Tuesday, Nov. 8, to make it easier for citizens to vote in the General Election.
Fares on Election Day on all RideKC bus routes serving Kansas City, Johnson County, Wyandotte County and Independence will be free. KCATA paratransit will also be free to ride.
Kansas City, Missouri, Major Sly James will join Johnson County Commissioner Steve Klika and KCATA CEO Robbie Makinen at a media event on Oct. 24 to announce the free fares on Election Day.
Johnson County voters can access election resources at jocoelection.org.
Customers are asked to plan their Election Day travel early. For help planning your trip, call 816-221-0660 and be ready to provide the starting address and address of your polling place. Customers can also plan a trip with Google Transit, available at RideKC.org. The Regional Transit Call Center is also open weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.