Free bus rides offered to polls on Tuesday, Election Day

RideKC routes will offer free fares all day on Nov. 6 to make it easier for citizens to vote.

“Exercising the right to vote is so important that we want to make it as easy as possible to get to the polls,” KCATA President and CEO Robbie Makinen said. “We are grateful to our regional transit partners in Johnson County, Independence and KCK for agreeing to again make this a truly regional transit initiative.”

On Election Day, fares on all RideKC bus routes serving Kansas City, Johnson County, Wyandotte County and Independence will be free. KCATA, Johnson County and Independence paratransit will also be free to ride.

Wyandotte County election information is available at Wyandotte County Election Office, http://www.wycokck.org/election/. Information also is available at Vote Kansas, http://www.voteks.org/.

Customers can plan their travel early. For help planning your trip, call 816-221-0660 and be ready to provide the starting address and the address of the polling place you will be traveling to. Customers can also plan a trip with Google Transit trip planner, available on the home page of RideKC.org. The Regional Call Center is also open weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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