Snow on car during winter

Learn how to stay warm and avoid idling

It’s official. Residents across the Kansas City metro woke up to snow on Sunday, Dec. 15. For the next few months, we can expect cold weather and more snow. To avoid the chill during the first few minutes of your daily commute, you may be inclined to warm up your car while you finish your […]

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Help determine the future of transportation in the Kansas City region

Connected KC 2050, the regional transportation plan for Greater Kansas City, serves as a blueprint for managing our transportation system for the next 30 years. The plan guides how we will spend federal and state transportation funds. It covers major street and highway, public transportation, bicycle and pedestrian, and freight transportation needs and projects. A […]

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Put your mind at ease with a Guaranteed Ride Home

There are many things to consider when deciding whether or not to use alternative commute options. RideshareKC’s Guaranteed Ride Home program aims to make that decision easier by offering two free rides home per year in case of emergency. If you regularly take the bus, carpool, vanpool or ride a bike to work, register for […]

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That’s a wrap on the 2019 Green Commute Challenge

The Green Commute Challenge wrapped up on Aug. 30, 2019. This year, 39 employer-based teams with 593 team members recorded 30,875 alternative transportation commute trips — traveling by carpool, vanpool, bus, streetcar, bike, e-scooter and walking, as well as miles they save by telecommuting — during the 12-week challenge. Teams earn points and individuals become […]

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Are you ready to green commute?

Join the Green Commute Challenge: choose alternative transportation and help improve air quality The 2019 Green Commute Challenge kicked off on Monday, June 3. For 12 years, this summer program has provided a friendly competition for area commuters, focused on reducing the number of single-occupant cars on metro-area roads and improving air quality in the […]

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Household travel survey helps improve future of transportation

How We Move KC is a carefully designed survey to collect data and feedback from residents about how and where they travel in the region. Through May 2019, randomly selected mailing addresses in the Kansas City region will receive letters inviting those households to participate in the study. Household members will be asked to provide […]

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