Ride KC - Transit Services
Ride KC is a single, interconnected bus and transit system that gives people the ability to seamlessly move around our region.
RideKC Freedom is a shared ride program for Johnson County residents who are low-income or age 65+ or disabled providing affordable curb-to-curb transportation.
RideKC Micro Transit is an affordable ride-hailing transportation option in parts of Johnson and Wyandotte counties. RideKC operates route 499 Micro Transit in Johnson County. Fares are $1.50.
Catch-a-Ride Volunteer Transportation Program
Catch-a-Ride is a social service program of the Aging and Human Services Department that provides volunteer transportation for qualifying Johnson County residents who are older adults, people with disabilities and/or other adults who have no other means of transportation.
Adult residents of Johnson County who cannot drive and do not have another means of transportation can access the services of Catch-a-Ride. Catch-a-Ride primarily serves senior adults 60+ who are non-wheelchair bound. Riders must be able to transfer into and out of a car. Riders must be at least 18 years old. Catch-a-Ride does not transport children.
Catch-a-Ride requires riders to complete an application and be accepted into the program prior to making a ride request. All ride requests require a minimum of five business days. Catch-a-Ride provides transportation to essential destinations such as medical, food pantries, and social service agencies (housing authority or Social Security Office). 913-715-8900
Jewish Family Services’ JET Express program keeps older adults ages 60+ active and connected to the places and people important to them. JET Express provides safe and reliable transportation for individuals who do not or no longer drive. The program is offered to residents of portions of Jackson County, MO, and Johnson County, KS.
JET Express riders must join the program before placing a ride request. Members are 60+, without readily available transportation, and non-wheelchair bound. Riders using wheelchairs must be able to self-transfer to the car and have their wheelchair put into the trunk. Rides are available seven days a week. JET Express is a fee-based program. 913-981-8877
Shawnee City Ride
Shawnee City Ride is available for Shawnee residents who are 65 years of age or older or persons with disabilities. Shawnee CityRide provides rides to and from private residences, to businesses, to physician offices, and any other location inside the Shawnee City limits.
As part of this program, 10/10 Taxi will also take eligible Shawnee residents to the AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Hospital Complex, the Mission Transit Center at 5251 Johnson Drive or to the Merriam Community Center, at no additional charge.
The City's current agreement with 10/10 Taxi provides taxi services in the City limits and to the three other designated locations.
The CityRide participant pays $2 for each one-way trip. The City supplements the cost of the rides through an electronic card program. 913-742-6014
Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
Elderly or disabled individuals with less than $2000 in savings and a very limited monthly income might qualify for Medicaid to help with transportation services for medical purposes.
Current Medicaid recipients call their Managed Care Organization, or Kansas Medicaid (KanCare) at 1-866-305-5147.