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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

Regular Schedule for 710-K-10 Connector Resumes Aug. 17
August 14, 2015

As students return to school after the summer break, the 710/K-10 Connector operating between Johnson County and Lawrence will resume its regular schedule.

Starting Aug. 17, the K-10 Connector will run Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 7:20 p.m. Rush-hour service in the morning and afternoon will operate every half hour. Night service is available, operating hourly 7:10 p.m. until 11:20 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Night service is not available on Fridays.

On the 710-K10 Connector schedule “regular” trips are noted with an ‘R’ in the “schedule" column. “Summer” trips are designated with an ‘S’ while “break” trips are noted with a ‘B.’

The K-10 connector’s regular schedule will last until Thanksgiving break, which runs from Nov. 25 through Nov. 27 before the regular schedule resumes.

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

Midday Times Change On 575/875
July 31, 2015

575/875-75th Street-Quivira will change some times in the midday. 

This will provide better connections to other routes and reduce the idle time at 75th & Quivira. The change only affects stops on the southbound/westbound route between 75th & Troost and 75th & Metcalf, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.  Other times are not affected. 

See the PDF for new times.

672-JoCo-Downtown Midday Changing Aug. 31
July 31, 2015

Effective Aug. 31, 672-JoCo-Downtown Midday will change due to the closing of Great Mall Park & Ride.

The route will discontinue service on Kansas and Harrison south of Santa Fe. 672 will instead travel on Santa Fe between Kansas and K-7, ending at Wal-Mart.

See the PDF for new times and a new map.

670-Gardner Xpress Changing Aug. 31
August 14, 2015

Effective Aug. 31, 670-Gardner Xpress will change due to the closing of Great Mall Park & Ride.

PLEASE NOTE: The schedule below was issued Aug. 14. Changes were made to address the timeline for construction on I-35. If you reviewed the new schedule prior to Aug. 14, please check the schedule again.

See the PDF for new times and a new map.

661-Olathe Xpress Changing Aug. 31
July 31, 2015

Effective Aug. 31, 661-Olathe Xpress will change due to the closing of Great Mall Park & Ride.

Service to Old 56 Hwy & Robinson Park & Ride is being added, and a timepoint will be added at the Olathe Medical Center (on 151st Street at Access Road).

See the PDF for new times and a new map.

Day Pass Good For Regional Travel on Local Routes
May 1, 2015

Beginning May 1, the Day Pass is accepted to travel on local routes on The JO, The Metro, Unified Government (UG) Transit and IndeBus.

The Day Pass costs $3 and is available on board Metro, MAX and IndeBus routes. When customers purchase the pass directly from a Metro or IndeBus farebox for $3 cash; the pass is good until midnight on the date purchased.

The Day Pass is valid on local JO service, which includes routes 556-Metcalf Plaza Connex, 575-75th Street-Quivira, 672-JoCo Downtown Midday, 856-Metcalf Plaza Connex Flex, and 875-75th Street-Quivira Flex. It is also valid for all UG Transit routes, all IndeBus routes and local service on The Metro and MAX. The Day Pass is not valid for commuter express routes on The JO or The Metro. Once the Day Pass has been purchased from Metro or IndeBus, simply swipe the pass in the reader on top of the farebox. On UG Transit, just show the bus operator the pass.

In April 2014, the four agencies agreed to accept The JO’s Standard Express Monthly Pass for universal pass acceptance.

For further information, contact the Regional Call Center at (816) 221-0660 weekdays 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. or visit www.kcata.org.

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.

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.

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