RideKC Freedom (formerly The JO – Special Edition) has a designated service area bounded by 159th St. on the south, K-7 and Hedge Lane on the west, State Line on the east and 47th St. on the north. Beginning January 1, 2016, trips to Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, MO will no longer be restricted to medical only travel. Riders may use RideKC Freedom for any trip purpose within the Johnson County boundary and effective January 1, 2016, travel to Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, MO for any trip purpose. To verify your address on a Google map, click hereTo verify your address on a Google map, click here.
If the eligible rider lives outside of the defined service area, the rider is responsible for transportation to and from the closest service boundary.
RideKC Freedom is available for curb-to-curb service to rural areas of Johnson County on designated service days when three or more riders have requested trips on that day. Spring Hill residents may ride on Mondays; DeSoto on Tuesdays; Edgerton and Gardner on Thursdays; Stanley/Stilwell area on Fridays. Trips within the city limits are also available on those city's days.
For Olathe riders: RideKC Freedom will not pick up AND drop off in Olathe. Riders must travel outside the Olathe city limits to be eligible for RideKC Freedom. Opportunities for traveling within Olathe on public transportation should refer to the Olathe City services.
Service Area Map
Residents who qualify for the reduced fare program pay $3.20 per one-way trip plus 75¢ per zone for trips outside of Johnson County.
- Service Area Map below: