News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
CONTACT: City Communications Office, 816-513-1349
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 1, 2011
City and KCATA temporarily suspend bus service
The City of Kansas City, Mo., and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority have agreed to temporarily suspend bus operations starting at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb 1 through 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, pending improved road conditions.
This temporary suspension in service was made due to extremely treacherous road conditions that are no longer safe for bus operations..
In addition, the following express routes will not operate on Wednesday, Feb. 2.
#24 Highleah Express
#24 Farview Express
#37 North Broadway Express
#38 Meadowbrook Express
#51 Ward Parkway Express
#56 Red Bridge Express
#69 Liberty Express
#133 Vivion/Antioch Express
#152 Lee’s Summit Express
#170 Blue Springs Express
#471 71 Highway Express
The City requests that residents minimize travel during this weather event in order to allow snow removal crews and emergency responders greater ability to perform duties.
Phases I and II of the City’s Snow Ordinance remain in effect. As outlined in the Snow Ordinance, motorists parked on assigned Emergency Snow Routes face the possibility of vehicles being ticketed or towed. Vehicles without adequate tire tread that get stuck on a major thoroughfare can also be ticketed.
Media inquiries about this matter and ice and snow removal should be directed to Dennis Gagnon, public information officer for the Public Works Department, 816-513-2659.