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Transit - The JO

Call Center Phone: 816-221-0660

Dispatch Phone: 913-715-8267

Scheduler Phone 913-362-3500

Office Phone: 913-782-2210

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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

Changes for Special Edition - Eligibility Requirement of Age
October 1, 2014

Effective November 1, 2014 the eligibility requirement for The JO - Special Edition will change from 60 years of age to 65 years of age.

Please note:

  • All current approved regular Special Edition riders will be “grandfathered” in. 
  • All current approved Reduced Fare Special Edition riders will continue to be approved as long as they meet the financial guidelines.  Should an approved Reduced Fare rider’s eligibility for Reduced Fare service stop due to a financial change, the individual will need to be 65 years of age or older to be eligible for regular fare Special Edition.
  • Applications received before November 1, 2014, will be approved  based on 60 years of age.

Effective date:  November 1, 2014.


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.

Proposed Management Consolidation
September 23, 2014

Johnson County Transit and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority are having discussions on a proposed management consolidation plan.  Questions and answers can be viewed here.

Deviation Route 546
August 15, 2014

Route 546 has a deviation due to construction on Johnson Drive in Mission, with the bus traveling along Martway.

The JO Social Media

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Trip Planner

  Link to Google Transit Trip Planner
 Start  e.g. 5251 Johnson Dr
 End  e.g. 12345 College Blvd

Ozone Forecast

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