Kansas City's Northeast Newscast
Northeast Newscast Episode 8 - Discussing the new RideKC Freedom service w/ KCATA CEO Robbie Makinen
Apr 25, 2017
This week on the Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson will discuss the new app-based transit service RideKC Freedom with Kansas City Area Transportation Authority CEO Robbie Makinen. The service is built around the paratransit community in Kansas City, but when the app goes live on May 1, it will also be available to the general public. Makinen discusses the details of Ride KC Freedom, describes his own experiences with prior paratransit services offered by KCATA, discusses what he learned from the Bridj pilot program that concluded in March, and shares his vision for the future of transportation in Kansas City.