Due to the “Stay-at-Home” order issued by Kansas Governor Laura Kelly, Johnson County announces a reduction in transit service levels to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 while maintaining access to essential businesses and services for riders.
Beginning Monday, April 13, RideKC Johnson County bus routes will run a reduced daily schedule. Local bus routes that operate with buses every 30-minutes during the peak hours of 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6.pm. will be reduced to hourly. Routes with existing hourly service will remain unchanged, both during peak hours and during midday hours and evenings. Express routes will be reduced to two trips during each peak period. The 510 K-10 Connector will continue operating on “Break” schedule until further notice. For more detailed information on each route, please visit https://ridekc.org/bulletins/joco-service-covid.
“At this time, we want to encourage our riders to only travel when it is absolutely necessary, and to follow the appropriate guidelines for social distancing, hand sanitization and wearing a mask or face covering if possible,” said Josh Powers, business liaison for Johnson County Government. “We want to provide access to essential destinations, while at the same time adhering to the Stay-at-Home order issued by the state of Kansas.”
In order to limit exposure to COVID-19, RideKC in Johnson County has taken the following steps in order to protect the public and its transit operators:
Stay up to date on Johnson County’s response to COVID-19 at jocogov.org/coronavirus.