Briefly Noted: RideKC micro transit service now available in eastern Lenexa; Rep. Davids co-sponsors green card bill that Yoder had championed

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Lenexa among pilot sites for RideKC’s new Micro Transit service. Eastern Lenexa residents are among the people with early access to RideKC’s new Micro Transit service, which launched early this month. The program allows people to schedule on-demand pickup via an app and travel anywhere within the service boundaries for a per-ride cost of $1.50. The travel boundaries are Shawnee Mission Parkway to 119th Street north to south and Metcalf to Renner Boulevard east to west. [RideKC Micro Transit available in eastern Lenexa — City of Lenexa]

Rep. Davids co-sponsors green card bill that had been among Rep. Yoder’s top priorities. Freshman Rep. Sharice Davids has signed on as a co-sponsor for a bill that would lift the per-country cap on green cards, a measure that would help clear the path to legal residency for thousands of highly skilled Indians. Former Kansas 3rd Congressional District Rep. Kevin Yoder was the lead sponsor of the bill for two years prior to his defeat in November.  [Sharice Davids agrees to co-sponsor green card bill championed by Kevin Yoder — McClatchy]