In the Greater Kansas City region, there are many alternatives to driving alone. These transportation options can save you time and money, reduce stress and cut down on pollution. Explore these choices and get to know your community better.

    Carpool: Find carpool and other commute partners at to save money and take care of our air.
    Bus: The region has a unified system operating across county and state boundaries. Visit to learn how to ride the bus, find routes and schedules, or purchase a bus pass.
    Bike Ways and Trails: Locate area bicycle and walking routes and paths for commuting and recreation with this interactive bike map.
    Bike Sharing: Rent a bike from B-cycle locations to enjoy a more active way to travel around parts of Kansas City, Missouri, including downtown, midtown, Waldo, the Plaza and the Jazz District.
    Vanpool: Start a vanpool with a group of friends, neighbors or co-workers. Riders pay a monthly fee and the driver travels for free. Learn more and find a vanpool provider.
    Streetcar: The KC Streetcar travels a two-mile route along Main Street in downtown Kansas City. See the route and service information at
    Income and Special Needs Options: Research public transportation options for older adults, persons with a disability or a person with income-based needs at
    Bridj: Learn about the Bridj pilot — a transportation system that lets you book a seat on an express shuttle using a smartphone app — and see the service area at
    Park and Ride: Find locations to park your car and take the bus, carpool or vanpool to work using the park-and-ride map.
    Guaranteed Ride Home: The RideShare program provides eligible commuters with a free emergency taxi ride home, up to twice a year. Annual registration required. Learn more about Guaranteed Ride Home.
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