The Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency (ATA Bus) plans, manages, and operates public transportation services within the Manhattan Urbanized Area, Junction City, Riley County, Pottawatomie County, and Geary County. ATA Bus is committed to offering courteous, safe, and reliable service for all of our riders, without regard to race, gender, age, or disability.
Our mission is to provide and promote the highest quality transit services to the Flint Hills communities.
Public Service Mission
Build Stronger communities and promote equality and opportunity.
We believe in empowering people and connecting communities.
The Agency was founded in 1976 by a group of county residents concerned about the lack of public transportation. Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency (FHATA) has been providing safe, reliable, and affordable public transportation since that time as a 501c3 private, non-profit organization.
All ATA Bus vehicles are 100% ADA Accessible.
Many buses are equipped with bike racks.
Fixed Routes: Manhattan and Junction City routes with a fixed schedule and pick-up locations.
Regional Services: The K-18 Connector and service to additional communities.
Demand Response: Curb-to-curb service for seniors, disabled, and those who live far from a bus stop.