• 05/03/22 - Topeka Metro
    Topeka Metro Closed for Business for Memorial Day 2022

    In observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 30, 2022, Topeka Metro buses will not be operating and the administrative offices and Quincy Street Station will be closed. Passengers who typically ride the bus on weekdays should arrange for alternative transportation that day. Topeka Metro will resume nornal business hours on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday.

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  • 04/19/22 - Topeka Metro
    Kids Ride FREE! celebrates 10 years

    TOPEKA, KAN. (April 19, 2022) – For the past ten years, Topeka Metro has provided Topeka area youth free transportation in the city limits, ages 5 up to 18. The Kids Ride FREE! promotion has been very successful in getting kids around town for summer activities. Youth may be taking the bus to get to summer school, the library, pools, kid-friendly businesses or visiting friends or family. 

     

    The promotion begins May 15th and the last day is August 15th, 2022. If anyone needs information about riding the bus, finding a nearby bus stop, or wants to know how to plan a cross-town trip, call Topeka Metro's customer service at 785-783-7000. Information is also on the website at www.topekametro.org.   

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  • 04/13/22 - Topeka Metro
    Mask Mandate Extended to May 3, 2022

    TOPEKA, Kansas (April 14, 2022) -- At the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation, the Transportation Security Administration will extend the security directive for mask use on public transportation and transportation hubs until May 3, 2022. The previous mask mandate was set to expire on Monday, April 18, 2022.

     

    Federal law continues to require that all persons must properly wear face masks while riding on Topeka Metro buses and while in the Quincy Street Station. Failure to comply will result in denial of boarding or removal and may result in penalties. 

     

    “Although it seems that cases of COVID-19 are going down, there have been reports of highly contagious variants, so we welcome the extension for the sake of everyone's health and safety," said Bob Nugent, Topeka Metro general manager. "We will have signage in the Quincy Street lobby and post information on our website and social media channels to remind everyone. We appreciate the cooperation of our passengers with this mandate and ask for help sharing the extension information."

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  • 03/16/22 - Topeka Metro
    Longtime Topeka Board member passes away

    It is with great sadness that Topeka Metro has lost one of our board members, Jim Ogle.
    Jim served on the Topeka Metro board of directors starting in 2011 and was serving his
    third term when he passed on Sunday, March 13. Jim served as board chair several times
    and was passionate about public transportation in Topeka. He demonstrated a deep
    commitment to the community as he served on numerous boards and committees during
    his time in Topeka. He will be dearly missed by many and the Topeka Metro board and
    employees offer our condolences to his family. His obituary can be accessed at the link
    below. 

    Jim Ogle obituary



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  • 03/10/22 - Topeka Metro
    TSA Mask Directive Extended through April 18, 2022

    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has once again extended its Security Directive that requires all persons to wear a face mask on buses and in transportation facilities. This federal mandate was first issued on February 1, 2021 and was last extended through March 18, 2022. This is the fourth time the mandate's expiration date has been extended.


    Federal law continues to require that all persons must properly wear face masks while riding on our buses and while in the Quincy Street Station.


    The ongoing mask mandate of the TSA continues the requirement to wear masks in transit through April 18, 2022, unless it is extended beyond that date by TSA.

     

    Topeka Metro thanks our passengers for complying with this extended mandate and we will be sure to update passengers and the public when changes are made. 

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