The Metro provides local bus service in the Kansas City area. For assistance with bus service, call The Metro's Regional Call Center at 816.221.0660. They will answer any questions and mail any materials you request. The Call Center also provides free language service for non-English speaking individuals. The website http://www.kcata.org also provides a trip planner that will show you the quickest route or the route that requires the least amount of walking.
Detailed bus routes are also available in the library at the Penn Valley campus.
The Visitors Bureau of Kansas City has a website that provides information about interesting and fun attractions in the Kansas City area. Check out http://www.visitkc.com.
Here is a list of inexpensive activities (PDF) in the Kansas City area.
Carpool Connection is a free, easy and convenient service that connects commuters throughout the Greater Kansas City and Lawrence region who are interested in carpooling. Go to http://marc.greenride.com/en-US/ for details.