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Johnson County provides public transportation throughout Johnson County, and connecting to downtown Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kan. RideKC in Johnson County operates weekdays, with most routes running during morning and afternoon rush hour. Special Edition provides paratransit services to Johnson County seniors and disabled residents. For rider information, including maps and schedules, visit RideKC.org.

Department News

Visit RideKC.org for transit rider resources
December 23, 2016

For all rider information, including schedules and fares throughout the metropolitan area, visit RideKC.org.




RideKC Transit Expands In Johnson County on July 5
June 20, 2016

(Kansas City, Mo. – June 20, 2016) New RideKC transit service will be launched July 5 in Johnson County, providing new and expanded regional connections to jobs, higher education and many restaurants and stores.

The additional service will bring expanded public transportation options to neighborhoods in Overland Park, Shawnee, Merriam, Prairie Village and Leawood. Service will be doubled on 75th Street, a new route will be added on 95th Street and new destinations will be added to a route serving Metcalf Avenue, a primary commercial route through Overland Park. Destinations on the expanded service include Prairiefire, Oak Park Mall, Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Johnson County Community College, Sprint, Black & Veatch and the University of Kansas-Edwards Campus.

Visit RideKC.org for more. 


New Phone Greeting
March 19, 2016

Beginning Monday, March 28, 2016, customers calling Johnson County Transit, SWIFT and Special Edition callers be greeted with a new message.  Our Customer Service Representatives will answer phone calls will "Thank you for calling RideKC, How can I direct your call?" This new greeting, using RideKC, is to align Johnson County public and paratransit riders with our new regional branding. 

Johnson County Lowers Bus Fares To Match Kansas City Region
January 1, 2016

Johnson County bus riders will get a break on the price of riding a bus when Johnson County lowers it fares by a third starting Monday, Jan. 4.

Johnson County is lowering bus fares to $1.50 a trip from $2.25 on 10 local routes. Five express routes will keep their current fares. The lowered fare for local service is part of an effort to create a simple fare structure for the entire Kansas City region that’s easy to understand, regardless of where riders live or where they’re traveling. It’s part of a regional push to create a seamless transit network that’s easy and seamless to use.

The $3 Day Pass that’s accepted on five local Johnson County routes will be expanded to include all 10 local routes. The $3 Day Pass, currently available for purchase on Kansas City and Independence buses, will be available for purchase on Johnson County local buses and will be good throughout the Kansas City region. Also, the $50, 31-day unlimited pass now good in Kansas City, Missouri and Wyandotte County will now be accepted on local Johnson County bus routes.

Here is a list of the routes in Johnson County where the fares will be reduced to $1.50. These same routes will accept the $3 day pass and the $50 31-day pass as well:

575-75th Street/Quivira
672-JoCo/Downtown Midday
812-Jo Flex
856-Metcalf/Plaza Flex
875-Flex-75th Street/Quivira Flex

The reduced fares do not extend to all Johnson County routes. Fares will not change for the 710-K-10 Connector service between Johnson County and Lawrence, and these express routes: 661-Olathe Express, 670-Gardner/Overland Park Express, 673-South OP Express and 678-Shawnee Express. Those routes run from Johnson County into downtown Kansas City with limited stops. For information on all Johnson County routes and others across the Kansas City area please go to www.ridekc.org.

For route information about Metro, as well as Johnson County, Unified Government Transit or Independence contact the Regional Call Center at (816) 221-0660, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

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