Kansas City ATA Expands Horrible Service

In theory, this isn't such a bad idea BUT will undoubtedly confront some of the same challenges suffered by the rest of the metro . . . Few drivers, poor planning and dwindling funds.

Here's cover story . . .

"Iris is an on-demand ride service app like Uber or Lyft. Scheduled to begin operating on March 15, it is designed to address long-standing dissatisfaction among Northland residents with limited public transit options."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Kansas City created a new transit service for the Northland. Here's what to know about Iris

Kansas City's Northland residents who rely on public transit will soon have another option: Iris, a new microtransit service. Iris is a collaboration between Kansas City government, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority and zTrip, a local taxi service. Similar to Uber or Lyft, people can request a ride through the Iris app on their phone.