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Transit - The JO

Dispatch Phone: 913-715-8267

Scheduler Phone 913-362-3500

Call Center Phone: 816-221-0660

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Johnson County Transit provides public transportation services to much of Johnson County, downtown Kansas City, Mo., Kansas City, Kan., and other outlying areas. JCT's The JO operates weekday commuter services with most routes running during peak morning and afternoon times. Special Edition provides paratransit services to Johnson County seniors and disabled residents.  Our Mission: Enhancing our community’s growth and lifestyle through public transportation. 

Department News

670 Reroutes for Construction on I-35
March 31, 2015

Starting Monday, April 6, The JO’s 670-Gardner OP Xpress will use K-7, K-10 and I-435 between the Great Mall and Oak Park Mall. The reroute will be in effect until construction is complete, which is expected to last through December 2015.

KDOT will be repaving I-35 from Santa Fe to 151st Street, and the construction will also include ramp closures at Santa Fe and Old 56 Highway.

Please refer to the revised 670 schedule. Scheduled times for several trips have changed. 

For route information, call the Regional Call Center at (816) 221-0660 weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

23rd & Naismith Not a Lawrence Park & Ride
March 30, 2015

Dillon’s at 23rd & Naismith Not Available for Parking

Riders of The JO 710-K-10 Connector are advised that the parking lot at Dillons, 23rd & Naismith, is not a Park & Ride location. The JO does not have an agreement with property owners of this location, and customers who park here do so at their own risk. 23rd & Naismith will remain a bus stop for the 710.

Park & Rides are available at the KU Park & Ride lot near 21st & Iowa and at 19th & Haskell in west Lawrence.

More details are available in the 710 schedule.

For route and schedule information, contact the Regional Call Center at (816) 221-0660, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Regional Transit Stakeholder Forum, March 19
March 16, 2015

Join The JO, MARC and our transit partners for our next Transit Stakeholder Forum on Thursday, March 19, 5-6:30 p.m., Mid-America Regional Council Conference Center, 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Mo.

During this forum, facilitators will engage participants to consider the goals of the long-range transit vision update and RideKC Workforce Connex, the TIGER VI planning project that proposes to increase the access to employment by transit over the next ten years. Staff will present proposed tasks, outcomes and milestones and will ask the forum participants to provide feedback on the direction of this important work. Feedback from this discussion will be used to develop the final scope of work to be carried out by qualified consultants.

There will also be an open dialogue with transit providers about current transit issues that participants would like to address.

More info. 

Deviation for 10th & Main - KCMO
January 26, 2015

Due to Streetcar construction, the bus stop location at 10th & Main is not accessible - catch The JO on the NE corner of Main at 10th or go to 10th & Walnut to board.  Click here for full details.

Digital sign displays not working.
January 21, 2015

We are in the process of updating hardware on our Metcalf service signs. They will not be displaying data until fixed. All other communications issues have been resolved.

Union Station Deviation - KCMO
October 1, 2014

Due to street car construction, the stop at Union Station will be inaccessible until further notice.  Please use the stop at Grand or Crown Center - go here for full detaiils.  This affects JO routes 661, 670, 672, 673 & 678.

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Trip Planner

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 Start  e.g. 5251 Johnson Dr
 End  e.g. 12345 College Blvd

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