RideKC Bike is a partnership of Bike Share KC, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, and local city/county governments. The system provides a unique integration of public transit and shared use mobility. A mix of traditional pedal bikes and electric-assist bikes provide residents and visitors with healthy, sustainable options for getting around Kansas City. The system is a member of the RideKC family of regional mobility services, including Bus, MAX, and Streetcar.
Bike Share KC is the nonprofit operator of the RideKC Bike system, responsible for day-to-day operations, maintenance, customer support, and marketing. It is a program of BikeWalkKC, a nonprofit bicycle/pedestrian organization serving greater Kansas City with a mission to make our streets places for people to build a culture of active living.
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is dedicated to connecting people to opportunities throughout the Greater Kansas City metropolitan region. Created in 1965 through special state legislative action in both Missouri and Kansas, KCATA is the title sponsor of RideKC Bike.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, the largest not-for-profit health insurer in Missouri and the only not-for-profit commercial health insurer in Kansas City, has been part of the Kansas City community since 1938. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City provides health coverage services to more than one million residents in the greater Kansas City area, including Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas and 30 counties in Northwest Missouri. Blue KC is our Founding Partner, providing the the initial investment to bring bike share to Kansas City and ongoing support for healthy, active living in our community.
Local government agencies are public sector partners providing funding and logistical support:
- City of Kansas City, MO
- City of Lenexa, KS
- City of North Kansas City, MO
- Johnson County, KS Parks and Recreation District
- Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, KS
Municipalities in Kansas own their bike share equipment and contract with Bike Share KC to operate it as part of the regional system.
RideKC Bike operates on a technology platform provide our vendor,Drop Mobility. Drop is a leading shared electric micromobility solutions provider for cities across North America. Drop operates a micromobility platform truly integrated into city transportation infrastructure, while providing highly reliable systems that entail not just quality hardware, but also attention to detail in software, operations and user experience.
RideKC Bike is made possible by a group of generous sponsors and partners that have come together to transform our city into a healthier, more accessible, more livable, and more vibrant place to live, work and visit. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.