Johnson County Transit
Alice Amrein – Director of Transportation
"All vehicles are equipped with wheelchair lifts to accommodate our disabled commuters. Many will also lower at the curbside so riders don't have to step quite so high to get onto the bus. Special Edition is a shared ride program providing affordable curb-to-curb transportation for registered residents of Johnson County.
To be eligible you must be:
A resident of Johnson County, Kansas.
Meet one of these categories:
Sixty (60) years of age or older, OR
Have a documented disability, OR
Monthly family income within low-income guidelines – as listed. Live within the designated service area or have means of travel to reach the designated service area.
Turn in an application either online or mailed in. Riders may use Special Edition for any trip purpose within the Johnson County service area – bounded by 159th St. on the south, K-7 and Hedge Lane on the west, State Line on the east and 47th St. on the north. Special Edition travels into specified areas of Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri for medical trips only. Special Edition operates Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. except major holidays. Trips will be scheduled by the rider up to two weeks in advance and no later than 2 days prior to the trip. Special Edition is typically booked full. Effective January 3, 2012, in order to cut down on late cancels and no shows, Special Edition will only allow riders to schedule up to 7 calendar days in advance. Fares are $5, $6, or $7 based on mileage for regular service and $3.10 for reduced fare. Reduced fare may also charge an addition $0.75 per zone for out of area travel, please see map for zone details. Premium Service is available to a limited number of riders who have schedules which are the same from week to week. The cost is the same, but signing up saves the rider from calling in to schedule rides every week. There is a waiting list, sign up here. Once the application is approved, an ID card will be mailed to the rider. Rides may be scheduled as soon as the id card is received."
Route Information: 816-221-0660
Special Edition: 913-362-3500