COVID-19 Rules for Fixed Route Buses

March 26, 2020

If you feel ill or have COVID-19 symptoms, DO NOT ride the bus! Call your health care provider first or the emergency room before you travel anywhere. If you do ride the bus, you could infect others. Essential trips only. Idle riding is not permitted. Social distancing – please try… Read more

Topeka Metro implements free fares & rear door bus boarding on all fixed route buses March 25, 2020

March 24, 2020

TOPEKA, KAN. (March 24, 2020) – The Topeka Metro board held a meeting on Tuesday, March 24, to discuss COVID-19 safety precautions. After discussion, the board unanimously voted to adopt a no-fare policy as well as rear door bus entry to improve social distancing inside the buses. These changes will begin on Wednesday, March 25,… Read more

Topeka Metro’s response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

March 15, 2020

General Manager Bob Nugent and Tom Baumgartner, Safety and Security Supervisor for Topeka Metro, have issued a notice regarding how Topeka Metro is being proactive in doing all that we can to make our transit agency safe for our passengers and employees during the Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic. Below is… Read more

Topeka Metro launches real-time bus tracker app

January 20, 2020

TOPEKA, KAN. (January 21, 2020) — Topeka Metro bus passengers can now track the location of their bus in real-time. This can be done through the Internet or by downloading an app. The name of the system is DoubleMap, which uses global positioning (GPS) to track the location of buses… Read more

Topeka Metro now has Wi-Fi on fixed route buses

December 23, 2019

TOPEKA, KAN. (December 20, 2019) – Bus passengers are now able to surf, post, and tweet while they ride the bus. Topeka Metro recently introduced free Wi-Fi throughout its fleet of 26 fixed-route buses. Topeka Metro is implementing Wi-Fi to improve the onboard experience for passengers as well as to pave the way… Read more

Road Construction on W. 10th Route

December 11, 2019

Due to road construction on West 10th Street between Fairlawn and Wanamaker, the outbound West 10th bus will be on regular route to 10th Street and Chatham. Turn south on Chatham to Huntoon, west on Huntoon to Wanamaker, south on Wanamaker. Back on route. The inbound West 10th bus will be on regular… Read more

COVID-19 Rules for Fixed Route Buses

March 26, 2020

If you feel ill or have COVID-19 symptoms, DO NOT ride the bus! Call your health care provider first or the emergency room before you travel anywhere. If you do ride the bus, you could infect others. Essential trips only. Idle riding is not permitted. Social distancing – please try… Read more

Topeka Metro implements free fares & rear door bus boarding on all fixed route buses March 25, 2020

March 24, 2020

TOPEKA, KAN. (March 24, 2020) – The Topeka Metro board held a meeting on Tuesday, March 24, to discuss COVID-19 safety precautions. After discussion, the board unanimously voted to adopt a no-fare policy as well as rear door bus entry to improve social distancing inside the buses. These changes will begin on Wednesday, March 25,… Read more

Topeka Metro’s response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

March 15, 2020

General Manager Bob Nugent and Tom Baumgartner, Safety and Security Supervisor for Topeka Metro, have issued a notice regarding how Topeka Metro is being proactive in doing all that we can to make our transit agency safe for our passengers and employees during the Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic. Below is… Read more

Topeka Metro launches real-time bus tracker app

January 20, 2020

TOPEKA, KAN. (January 21, 2020) — Topeka Metro bus passengers can now track the location of their bus in real-time. This can be done through the Internet or by downloading an app. The name of the system is DoubleMap, which uses global positioning (GPS) to track the location of buses… Read more

Topeka Metro now has Wi-Fi on fixed route buses

December 23, 2019

TOPEKA, KAN. (December 20, 2019) – Bus passengers are now able to surf, post, and tweet while they ride the bus. Topeka Metro recently introduced free Wi-Fi throughout its fleet of 26 fixed-route buses. Topeka Metro is implementing Wi-Fi to improve the onboard experience for passengers as well as to pave the way… Read more

Road Construction on W. 10th Route

December 11, 2019

Due to road construction on West 10th Street between Fairlawn and Wanamaker, the outbound West 10th bus will be on regular route to 10th Street and Chatham. Turn south on Chatham to Huntoon, west on Huntoon to Wanamaker, south on Wanamaker. Back on route. The inbound West 10th bus will be on regular… Read more