• 02/13/24 - Topeka Metro
    Nat'l Transit Driver Appreciation Day March 18

    TOPEKA, KAN. (February 12, 2024) -- National Transit Driver Appreciation Day is an annual event to celebrate the service of public transit vehicle operators. The day is observed every March 18th.  At Topeka Metro, we use the term “bus operator,” because these employees do much more than drive.


    Transit bus operators have many responsibilities such as inspecting their vehicles to make sure they are safe to drive, navigating through busy traffic and street detours, helping provide directions for someone and even being the eyes and ears of the community as they drive around the city each day.


    National Transit Driver Appreciation Day provides the opportunity for passengers and others to thank those who transport them every day where they need to go, whether it is to work, to school, a medical appointment or for another reason.  Please join Topeka Metro in recognizing our operators, and be sure to let your bus operator know that you appreciate him or her!


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  • 01/16/24 - Topeka Metro
    Stuff the Bus to benefit Project Topeka!

    TOPEKA, Kan. (January 16, 2024) -- Topeka Metro and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) #1360 are reaching out to the Topeka community to "Stuff the Bus" with canned goods and non-perishable food items as well as cash donations to benefit Project Topeka, the community food drive to defeat hunger.

     When:   Saturday, February 10th, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
     Where:  Entrance at Fairlawn Dillons – 21st & Fairlawn, 5311 SW 22nd Place
    Topeka Metro and ATU members will be at the front entrance at Dillons in Fairlawn Plaza to accept donations which will be loaded on a Topeka Metro bus. Shoppers are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to be distributed by Project Topeka. Cash donations are also welcome. Even one can or non-perishable item helps those in need! 


    In 2023, the Stuff the Bus project collected 2,500 pounds of food, and $400 in monetary donations, which was a record for this endeavor. Our hope is that we can top that record to help those in need. Directly after the event, ATU members will transport the food to be weighed and pass along any monetary donations. All the food collected is distributed throughout Topeka and Shawnee County. So, come out for a worthy cause and help us STUFF THE BUS!

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  • 12/19/23 - Topeka Metro
    Limited Holiday Service on Monday, January 15, 2024

    Topeka Metro will operate Limited Holiday Service on Monday, January 15, 2024, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday.


    Lift service standing orders do not apply and are cancelled on ths day. Lift riders must call in advance to reserve a ride, if needed. Fixed route buses will run hourly.


    NOTE: Buses will depart from Quincy Street Station (QSS) & return to QSS. Regular schedules will resume on Tuesday, January 16, 2024.      



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  • 11/28/23 - Topeka Metro
    Give the gift of transportation for the holidays!

    Do you know someone who rides Topeka Metro? That person just might like to have a Topeka Metro bus pass for the holidays! We have an annual bus pass as well. (Note: Reduced fare passes must have an application completed & have a social service agency authorize the form for the intended passenger before submitting to us).

    Check out our fares page at topekametro.org/about-metro/fares for pricing. You can call Customer Service at 785-783-7000 if you need more information. #TopekaMetroBusPasses #HolidayGiftIdea #BuyAPassForSomeone

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  • 11/28/23 - Topeka Metro
    Topeka Metro CLOSED Christmas & New Year's Day

    As we begin the Christmas holiday season, we would like to thank all of our loyal passengers for riding with us this past year. We know many of you have been riding with us for a long time. And if you have not been riding long, we hope you have had good service with Topeka Metro. We appreciate our passengers, those in the community who support us in many ways, and of course, our employees. 


    Topeka Metro will have no bus service on Monday, December 25, 2023, for the Christmas holiday, and also on Monday, January 1, 2024, in observance of the New Year's Day holiday. This is a time for our employees to have time with their families and friends. 


    Regular service will resume on Tuesday, December 26, 2023, and on Tuesday, January 2, 2024. Wishing everyone the happiest of holidays this season!

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  • 11/08/23 - Topeka Metro
    Topeka Metro CLOSED Thanksgiving Day/Limited Holiday Hours 11-24

    Topeka Metro will be closed on November 23rd for the Thanksgiving holiday. On Friday, November 24th, "Thanksgiving Friday," administrative offices will be closed, and buses will operate on Limited Holiday Service. 


    The fixed route offers hourly service generally beginning at the usual weekday times. Lift service standing orders do not apply and are cancelled on these days. If you need a ride on these days, you must call in advance to reserve one. Call Topeka Metro Customer Service at 785-783-7000.


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