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Transit

commuters boarding a Metro bus at Red Bridge Road

Major fixed-route transit service providers in the Kansas City and Lawrence areas include:

City of Independence Transit
City of Independence Transit offers fixed-route transit bus service for Independence, Missouri. Route and fare information is available online through the City of Independence Transit. The CIty of Independence offers paratransit services - complete your application online to qualify for services. 


Johnson County Transit
Johnson County Transit's bus system operates within Johnson County, Kan., witho some service in Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kan. The K-10 Connector route connects the University of Kansas in Lawrence in cooperation with Lawrence Transit, with Johnson County Community College and the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park. Bike racks are available on some buses. The JO Special Edition provides curb-to-curb transportation for registered residents of Johnson County who are age 60 or older, have a documented disability or meet low-income guidelines. Call 816-221-0660.

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
KCATA's Metro bus system primarily serves Jackson County and parts of Clay and Wyandotte counties. Senior adults ride at half fare with a Medicare card. Bike racks are available on all routes that use a 40-passenger or 25-passenger bus. Call 816-221-0660.

Lawrence Transit
Lawrence Transit provides public transit service in Lawrence, Kan. In coordination with Johnson County Transit, the K-10 Connector route connects the University of Kansas in Lawrence with Johnson County Community College and the KU–Edwards Campus in Overland Park. There are bike racks available on buses for Routes 1–11. Lawrence Transit offers a variety of ADA paratransit services. Call 785-864-4644.

Unified Government Transit
Unified Government Transit offers fixed-route transit bus service for Kansas City, Kan. Locate route and fare information through the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority. UG Transit offers a variety of ADA paratransit services. Call 816-221-0660.