On Friday, Sept. 13, Johnson County was recognized for Innovation of the Year, during the 2019 Midwest/Southwest Transit Conference, in Kansas City, Missouri. The recognition is for the county’s Micro Transit pilot.
“We’re excited to be honored for this innovative initiative that’s helping Johnson County residents use public transportation in a new and convenient way,” said Josh Powers, Johnson County business liaison. “We look forward to the continued success of this pilot.”
The conference, which was co-hosted by the Kansas Public Transit Association and the Southwest Transit Association, featured transit systems from 11 states, including Louisiana, Nebraska and Texas. The county was nominated for the award by the Kansas Department of Transportation.