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Wed, Jan 15


UMB Headquarters

Visionary Transit with KCATA's Robbie Makinen

City Council unanimously approved free bus fare. Learn from the man behind the vision, Robbie Makinen, CEO of KCATA.

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Visionary Transit with KCATA's Robbie Makinen
Visionary Transit with KCATA's Robbie Makinen

Time & Location

Jan 15, 2020, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

UMB Headquarters, 1010 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64106, USA

About the event

Continuing our discussions around timely, relevant topics to Kansas City, LIFT KC is proud to welcome Robbie Makinen, CEO of KCATA to share the story behind the monumental push to have Kansas City's public transit system be free to all.

Robbie, who lost his sight seven years ago to a rare condition, is the "visionary" behind this proposal. Hear directly from him as he shares why accessible public transit works for KC's economic growth and how his proposal will create opportunity in Kansas City. It is certain to be a lively, authentic discussion; LIFT KC style.

A special thanks to UMB Bank and Nikki Newton for hosting and catering this event!

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