Topeka Metro continues free fares month of June

May 19, 2020

TOPEKA, KANSAS (May 19, 2020) — At the Topeka Metro May board meeting, board members approved to extend the no-fare policy that was implemented March 25, as well as rear door bus entry. Both measures have been taken to improve social distancing inside the buses. Topeka Metro General Manager Bob… Read more

Topeka Metro launches next phase of bus tracking app

May 14, 2020

TOPEKA, KAN. (May 13, 2020) — In January of this year, Topeka Metro launched a new real-time bus tracker app that allows passengers to track the location of their bus. The app and website, DoubleMap, has allowed passengers to find their bus, receive important notices, and view the buses in… Read more

Bus passengers asked to wear face masks on bus

April 21, 2020

Topeka Metro is encouraging all bus passengers to wear a mask when riding the bus. It is not mandatory, but when in public, it helps to fight the spread of coronavirus. Governor Laura Kelly recommended all Kansans wear face masks while out in public, saying new evidence suggests some people without… Read more

Bus operators are heroes too

April 13, 2020

TOPEKA, KAN. (April 13, 2020) – With all the talk of the heroes in our community, state and country regarding healthcare workers, police, fire, and grocery store personnel braving the Coronavirus pandemic, a group that is overlooked are the public transit operators. Topeka Metro acknowledges the dedication of our bus operators coming… 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 continues free fares month of June

May 19, 2020

TOPEKA, KANSAS (May 19, 2020) — At the Topeka Metro May board meeting, board members approved to extend the no-fare policy that was implemented March 25, as well as rear door bus entry. Both measures have been taken to improve social distancing inside the buses. Topeka Metro General Manager Bob… Read more

Topeka Metro launches next phase of bus tracking app

May 14, 2020

TOPEKA, KAN. (May 13, 2020) — In January of this year, Topeka Metro launched a new real-time bus tracker app that allows passengers to track the location of their bus. The app and website, DoubleMap, has allowed passengers to find their bus, receive important notices, and view the buses in… Read more

Bus passengers asked to wear face masks on bus

April 21, 2020

Topeka Metro is encouraging all bus passengers to wear a mask when riding the bus. It is not mandatory, but when in public, it helps to fight the spread of coronavirus. Governor Laura Kelly recommended all Kansans wear face masks while out in public, saying new evidence suggests some people without… Read more

Bus operators are heroes too

April 13, 2020

TOPEKA, KAN. (April 13, 2020) – With all the talk of the heroes in our community, state and country regarding healthcare workers, police, fire, and grocery store personnel braving the Coronavirus pandemic, a group that is overlooked are the public transit operators. Topeka Metro acknowledges the dedication of our bus operators coming… 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