Flooding Disrupts TARC Bus Services

The morning’s flooding has city busses running behind schedule. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. The Transit Authority of River City or TARC is reporting that this morning’s flooding has disrupted bus schedules and even prevented some busses from getting on the road, says TARC spokesperson Nina Walfoort. “Almost all of our buses are on some amount […]

TARC Considers Major Cuts, Fare Increases

The Transit Authority of River City – TARC – is looking at revising its budget for the next fiscal year to compensate for a projected 1.4% decrease in occupational tax revenues.  The TARC board met in special session today to discuss how to deal with a projected shortfall of $2.6-million dollars. Executive Director Barry Barker […]

What's New at TARC?

If you’ve heard about TARC in the news lately, it’s probably about where the buses won’t take you: the Kentucky Derby. This was the first year that Derby shuttles were chartered by a private company instead of the Transit Authority of the River City. But, nevertheless, TARC continues to provide comprehensive service across the Louisville Metro area on a daily basis.

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TARC, Metro Housing Get First Stimulus Dollars

Louisville’s first projects to be funded with federal stimulus dollars have been announced. More than $17 million will go to the Transit Authority of River City for, among other things, construction of a maintenance facility on West Broadway, improvements to existing maintenance buildings and the purchase of 10 hybrid buses. Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville […]

TARC Considers Commuter Rail

The agency that runs Louisville’s bus system wants to look into creating a commuter rail line to the Fort Knox area. TARC hosted a trial run for lawmakers and other officials last month, and spokesperson Nina Walfoort says it got the ball rolling. “There was enough interest that TARC decided we would pursue a study […]