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… Continue reading Flooding Disrupts TARC Bus Services
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… Continue reading TARC Considers Major Cuts, Fare Increases
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.
Three public meetings this week will detail proposed changes to TARC routes in Louisville and southern Indiana. The meetings start tomorrow at the Main Library Branch. TARC Director Barry Barker says one of the major changes is the addition of a new route, the Southern Indiana Express. “That’s going to be an I-65 express… Continue reading Public Meetings This Week for Proposed TARC Changes
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… Continue reading TARC, Metro Housing Get First Stimulus Dollars
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… Continue reading TARC Considers Commuter Rail