A Greater Clark County Schools bus was involved in an accident on Highway 62 near Bethany Road in Charlestown, Indiana. From Greater Clark Schools: “The bus was transporting approximately 25 Charlestown High School and New Washington High School students to the Prosser School of Technology in New Albany. The bus was rear ended at a… Continue reading Two Greater Clark Students With Minor Injuries Following Bus Accident
Louisville Collegiate School officials say one staff member remains hospitalized in stable condition from last week’s bus accident; all students have been discharged. A bus carrying 4th grade students was involved in a roll over accident on I-65 last Thursday. All 16 students and three adults were admitted to a hospital in Glascow. Students and… Continue reading One Teacher Remains Hospitalized From Last Week’s Bus Accident
Louisville Metro residents are dissatisfied with parts of its transportation service, according to results from Louisville’s Merger 2.0 Task Force survey. On Wednesday, Louisville’s Merger 2.0 Task Force release its survey, which measures public response to Metro Government services. The biggest disparity was in public transportation, where around 50 percent say they’re dissatisfied with the… Continue reading Public Less Satisfied With Metro Transportation
Transit Authority of River City buses will run every fifteen minutes on the number 18 route on Preston and Dixie highways and on the number 23 route, which serves Broadway and Bardstown Road. About 20% of TARC’s riders use the two routes.
The accident occurred at Ballardsville Road and Worthington Lane near the Jefferson-Oldham County Line. A JCPS spokesperson says eight students and the bus driver were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Two Jefferson County Public Schools principals have been suspended following transportation problems on the first day of classes Tuesday. District officials say the principals at King and Lincoln elementary did not properly prepare tags for their students.
The new elementary student assignment plan has many parents worried that their children will be on buses for too long. Superintendent Sheldon Berman has tasked transportation director Rick Caple with making sure the trips are no longer than an hour.
Service reductions on several Louisville bus routes will take effect on the 21st of this month. The Transit Authority of River City—or TARC—first proposed the reductions in December as a way to cut one million dollars from the budget. After a series of public meetings, the TARC board decided to eliminate five routes and reduce… Continue reading TARC Route Cuts Take Effect On February 21
The Transit Authority of River City is putting 17 new buses into service, replacing about ten-percent of its fleet. TARC Executive Director Barry Barker says the clean diesel buses cost $332,000 each and were purchased with a combination of local, state and federal funds. Barker says the buses are not as environmentally friendly as the… Continue reading TARC Rolls Out New Buses
The Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau is launching a new campaign to attract visitors Saturday.