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Bus service is offered to Plaza Lighting Ceremony

Riders can take the MAX or Metro bus to the Plaza Lighting Ceremony on Thursday.
Riders can take the MAX or Metro bus to the Plaza Lighting Ceremony on Thursday. The Kansas City Star

Kansas City’s Metro buses will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule on Thanksgiving Day. Regular weekday service resumes Friday in Kansas City, Independence and Wyandotte County, but Johnson County will offer reduced holiday schedules on Friday.

Riders can take the MAX or Metro bus to the Plaza Lighting Ceremony on Thursday.

The Main Street MAX Orange Line will provide service every 30 minutes throughout the day on Thursday. The last regularly scheduled northbound bus headed to downtown leaves the Plaza from 47th Street and Main early Friday at 12:10 a.m. The last southbound bus to Brookside and Waldo leaves the Plaza from 47th and Main at 11:34 p.m.

On Friday, bus routes that normally serve Crown Center via Grand Boulevard will be rerouted from 3 p.m. to midnight due to the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, which starts at 5:30 p.m. Customers can call 816-221-0660 to find a nearby Metro bus stop.

Rerouted buses include the Main Street MAX Orange Line, 34X-Shoal Creek-Liberty Express, 36X-Gladstone Express, 37X-N. Broadway Express, 54-Armour-Paseo, 129-Broadway-KCI, 132 Gracemor, 135-Winnwood/69 Hwy and 142-North Oak.

Lynn Horsley: 816-226-2058, @LynnHorsley

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