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KART

Public Works
Rob Owen
Director
3700 E Andy Devine Av
Kingman, AZ 86401

Phone: (928) 681-7433 (RIDE)
Fax: (928) 692-3120

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KART How to Ride

KART serves more than 100 bus stops across the Kingman area. Some stops feature amenities such as benches, bike racks, and trash receptacles. More than one-third of stops are equipped with shelters. Currently, the City of Kingman is working to improve bus stops by adding even more accessible shelters.

Kingman is fast becoming a bicycling community. With our abundant good weather and the numerous health and environmental benefits associated with bicycling, it makes sense to get on your bike and ride.

KART makes it easy to bike and ride. Bike racks are mounted on the front of every KART bus so you can transport your bike anywhere. Best of all, by riding KART, you save money, help reduce pollution, and ease traffic congestion.

How to Load Your Bike on the Bus

Every KART bus is equipped with a bike rack on the front bumper that can hold up to two bikes. If the bike rack is full, please wait for the next bus. Bikes are not allowed inside buses, unless they are fold-up styles.

YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOADING, SECURING AND REMOVING YOUR BICYCLE FROM THE BIKE RACK.

Here’s how it works:

Loading

  1. When the bus arrives at your stop, let the driver know you’d like to use the bike rack.

  2. Squeeze the handle on the top of the rack, and then lower it.

  3. Lift your bike and place it on the rack in the wheel slots closest to the bus. If there is already a bike on the rack, load yours facing the opposite direction.

  4. When your bike is loaded, lift the tire hook over the front tire to secure it in place.

  5. Remove any loose items or valuables from the bike.

  6. Now you’re ready to board the bus and pay your fare.

Unloading

  1. As you exit, remind the driver you need to remove your bike.

  2. Lift the tire hook from your bike and lift the bike off the rack.

  3. If no other bikes are on the rack, please return the rack to its upright locked position.

  4. Return to the curb and wave to let the driver know you and your bike are clear of the bus.

They may not be old enough to drive, but that doesn’t mean they can’t get where they want to go. KART provides freedom and independence for kids and teens in our community. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

School Presentations

Are you a teacher, parent or even a student who wants your class to learn more about riding the bus? KART can help. Our customer service representatives can visit your school and help you discover the benefits and ease of riding the bus. For more details, contact our Customer Service Center at (928) 681-7433 or e-mail kart@cityofkingman.gov

KART’s Rider’s Guide provides basic tools to help you become a self-confident bus rider. It contains important information on how to ride the bus, points of etiquette, rules of conduct as well as other services. The Rider’s Guide will help you get around Kingman quickly and easily, so keep your guide handy to help answer your transportation questions.

To request your copy of our Rider’s Guide, please call KART at

928 681-RIDE or download it here

KART wants you to enjoy a safe, comfortable bus ride. Please do your part to help us create a pleasant experience for everyone.

Be Safe

  • Never run after a bus. Buses may not stop after they have pulled away from the curb.
  • Listen to the transit operator. They are in the driver’s seat.
  • Shirt and shoes are required.
  • No smoking on the bus or within 25 feet of the bus or transit shelter.
  • We recommend that you remove children from strollers prior to boarding. Please fold the stroller and keep it out of the aisle.
  • If you must stand during your ride, grab on to a rail or seat back, and stay behind the yellow line.
  • Never interfere with the driver’s ability to drive safely.
  • Keep your arms, head and hands inside the bus at all times.
  • No pushing, fighting or throwing objects.
  • Gasoline-powered bicycles, scooters and skateboards are not allowed on the bus or bike rack.
  • Folding bicycles can be brought on board and must be kept out of the aisle. All other bicycles must be secured on the bike rack.
  • Vehicle batteries & gas containers are not allowed on the bus
  • Except for service animals, keep pets enclosed in small cages or cardboard boxes.

Respect Other Riders

  • Keep 25 feet away from the bus and the bus shelter if you choose to smoke before boarding. Completely extinguish smoking materials before you board.
  • After boarding, quickly take a seat in an orderly manner.
  • Offer seats in the front of the bus to seniors and disabled riders.
  • Make it easy for other riders to take a seat. Occupy one seat, keep feet on the floor, and place bags and backpacks on your lap or under your seat.
  • If you must stand during your ride, please move toward the back of the bus to allow other riders to easily board.
  • Use a reasonable volume while talking on your cell phone or with other passengers.
  • Offensive language is prohibited.
  • Use headphones at a low volume when listening to your radio, CD or MP3 player.

Take Care of Your Bus

  • Water ONLY is allowed on the bus. No eating on the bus.
  • No alcoholic beverages.
  • Please don’t litter or create unsanitary conditions. Take your trash with you.
  • Don’t damage transit property.

Remember These Tips for Riding

  • You should arrive at your bus stop at least five minutes early. Wait on the sidewalk or in the bus shelter where the transit operator can see you.
  • Stay back from the road and wait until the bus comes to a complete stop.
  • Be ready with exact change or bus coupon before you board.
  • SEATBELTS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES.
  • If there are no seats available, grab onto a rail and stay behind the yellow line.
  • The transit operator will announce the bus stops. If you are not familiar with the area, feel free to ask the transit operator to call out your destination.
  • When you are about one block from your desired stop, pull the cord next to the window.
  • Gather all your personal belongings and exit through the front door.