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

TARC Proposes More Cuts This Summer

TARC is eliminating four routes and making cuts to 18 other this weekend. Now, the public transit agency is proposing more cuts to be made this summer. They include the elimination of some 20 routes and cuts to 15 more. Executive Director Barry Barker says they’ve proposed the cuts to offset a projected five-point-five million… Continue reading TARC Proposes More Cuts This Summer

TARC Route Cuts Take Effect On February 21

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

TARC Eliminates Four Routes, Makes Cuts to Dozens More

Route eliminations and service cuts are on the way for some customers of the Transit Authority of River City – or TARC. But the organization’s board of directors approved fewer cuts at a meeting this (Monday) morning than had been proposed. TARC officials had proposed the elimination of ten routes and service cuts to 22… Continue reading TARC Eliminates Four Routes, Makes Cuts to Dozens More

TARC Considers Route Cuts, Elimination

Because of a decrease in revenue from occupational taxes, the Transit Authority of River City – or TARC – is proposing the elimination of about ten routes and cuts to some twenty others. Executive Director Barry Barker says officials tried to select routes that have low ridership or those that have alternate lines. He says… Continue reading TARC Considers Route Cuts, Elimination

TARC Rolls Out New Buses

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

TARC Spends ARRA Funds on Annex

A $4.6-million dollar construction project is underway at the Transit Authority of River City – or TARC. The project is funded by federal stimulus money. Ground has already been broken on the project, which is being touted as one of the largest stimulus projects in the area. TARC Board Chairman Cedric Powell says the 14-thousand… Continue reading TARC Spends ARRA Funds on Annex