TARC's Board to Meet to Discuss Service Recommendations

by Stephanie Crosby A new set of recommendations will be presented this morning to the Board of Directors of TARC. Staff members originally recommended cutting 20 bus routes and reducing 15 others to offset a projected $5.5-million budget shortfall. But those recommendations have since been changed to keep some of the express routes, but increase… Continue reading TARC's Board to Meet to Discuss Service Recommendations

TARC Board Hears Service Cut Proposals

The Board of Directors for TARC met this morning to hear proposals from the public transit agency’s staff about proposed service cuts. TARC is expecting a five-and-a-half million dollar budget deficit in the upcoming fiscal year. The proposals include eliminating twenty bus routes and making cuts to fifteen others. Executive Director Barry Barker says the… Continue reading TARC Board Hears Service Cut Proposals

Mayor Announces Cuts In Services

Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson has announced $3.4 million in service cuts to help close a $20 million budget shortfall. They include the closing of libraries and community centers one day per week, eliminating street and road paving for the rest of the fiscal year and reducing grants to arts groups by fifty percent. “I’m not… Continue reading Mayor Announces Cuts In Services