Office of Sustainability Coming Soon

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is searching for a director for his proposed Office of Sustainability, a position he says would more than pay for itself. Fischer campaigned in part on making Louisville more green and energy efficient. During the race he said he would create an Office of Sustainability, which would encourage residents, businesses and […]

Increased Demand Leads to Expanded TARC Service in South Louisville

The Transit Authority of River City is extending the Fourth Street route farther south into the Glengarry neighborhood and adding a morning express trip from Jeffersontown to downtown Louisville. TARC officials say the changes are a response to increased ridership and demand from customers in south Louisville. The extra service will cost the agency about […]

TARC Touts Added Service On Two Major Routes

TARC was forced to make some deep cuts and eliminate stops and services last year to close a $5 million
budget shortfall. TARC is funded largely through occupational taxes, and has been hard-hit by high unemployment. But Executive Director Barry Barker says the authority’s fiscal picture is slowing improving.

TARC Cuts Take Effect

by Stephanie Crosby The latest round of TARC route and service cuts take place today. Four routes serving Indian Trail, Bashford Manor, River Road and Hurstbourne Parkway are eliminated and service reductions are now in place on twenty other routes. TARC Director Barry Barker says they saved some express routes in favor of a one-dollar […]

TARC Trolleys To Be Free For The Summer

by Gabe Bullard Trolley service in downtown Louisville will once again be free, at least for about three months–trolley rides will be subsidized through business sponsorships for the summer. TARC has partnered with downtown business and development organizations to drop the 50 cent fare from trolleys from June 7th through the end of August. Executive […]