Here's How Happy Rock Lost Bus Service

A glimpse at Kansas City policy and a very real setback for suburbanites who don't have a car. 

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"Started with a dramatic increase in costs passed on to cities by the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority. The KCATA says Kansas City, Missouri, residents will no longer subsidize the costs to run buses through the surrounding suburbs, so it’s ending that underwriting."

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