Ribbon Cuttings KCK Metro Centers – Aug 9 and Sept 27, New Connex Service – Aug 11
Posted by Transit Action Network on August 5, 2013
What: Downtown KCK MetroCenter Grand Opening
Where: 7th and Minnesota
When: Friday, August 9, 2013, 10–11 a.m.
For more information about the grand opening, visit the Unified Government Transit website.
In addition, the Route #101 State Avenue CONNEX service will start Sunday, August 11th.
There are changes to the route from the current alignment, especially in downtown KCK where the route will be straightened out along Minnesota Ave.
The new service and transit center will affect these routes:
The changes to these seven routes serving downtown KCK should create more convenient connections between Metro and Unified Government Transit routes.
For details of route and schedule changes see the related KCATA bulletin.
These transit centers are part of Kansas City’s $50 million TIGER (Transportation Improvements Generating Economic Recovery) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Other TIGER-funded enhancements along the State Avenue corridor include bus stop platforms; passenger shelters and benches; landscaping and environment improvements.
Watch the TIGER Progress Report episode 9 to learn more about local transportation and transit improvements, including construction of the 7th and Minnesota Transit Center.
To learn more about the impact of TIGER on the Kansas City region, visit www.marc.org/TIGER.