RideKC On-Demand Microtransit

Welcome to flexibility and accessibility with same-day bookings!

Microtransit is an on-demand shared ride transit service that operates in a specific radius that will include fixed route access. Microtransit service allows passengers to request and pay for rides through the IRIS Mobile App or our dispatch center, and track the driver’s location.

Currently, the Unified Government Transportation Department operates the 199 Midtown Zone.

Service Area: State Ave. on the north, 72nd on the west, the Kanas River and Metropolitan on the south and 42nd and I-635 on the east. The service area also includes Shawnee Plaza and Merriam Town Center in Johnson County.

Service Hours: 5:30 AM – 7:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Fare: $2.00 per ride paid within the IRIS Mobile App

Coming November 2023

The Unified Government Transportation Department will partner with Z-Trip to provide two additional zones with IRIS:

  1. Southwest Edwardsville Zone
  2. Northeast (KCK) Fairfax Zone

Ready to reserve your ride?

Download the IRIS Mobile App and reserve your trip, or call the Unified Government Transportation Dispatch Team at (913) 573-8351.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is IRIS? 
IRIS is an app-driven premium service. The service utilizes an on-demand dynamic routing model, which picks up and drops off riders in locations within one-quarter mile of their request. The service gets residents within a quarter mile of their destination for a minimal fee within a defined zone. Each service zone has a designated transit transfer hub.

Why is the Unified Government Transportation Department launching IRIS?
This service provides expanded connectivity for residents to fill gaps where a bus stop or other transportation service may not be as accessible. In addition, the service can connect residents to regional IRIS zones, transferring to other counties.

For More Information: IRIS: On-Demand Microtransit


Midtown Coverage Area

Southwest Edwardsville to the Legends Coverage Area