Category Archives: Portland neighborhood

Council approves renaming street for Coleman

In a 20-0 vote, the Louisville Metro Council passed an ordinance renaming a section of 34th Street to Louis Coleman Jr. Drive in honor of the late civil rights leader. The measure was sponsored by Councilwomen Judy Green, D-1, and Cheri Bryant Hamilton, D-5, to honor the Rev. Louis Coleman, who led the Justice Resource […]

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on new headquarters

Hoping to increase its ability to help low-income families build new homes, Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville  announced the groundbreaking of its new headquarters and construction center, which will open in the Portland neighborhood next week. The official opening of the new facility will be held on October 5 at 10:30 a.m. at 1631 […]

TARC route cuts begin

The Transit Authority of River City began its round of route and service cuts today, which it were originally announced in February to help fill a projected $5.5 million revenue shortfall. The four routes serving Bashford Manor, Hurstbourne Parkway, Indian Trail and River Road were eliminated and there were service reductions to 20 others. Initially, […]

TARC cuts some routes, holds off on others

Earlier today the Transit Authority of River City’s board of directors approved a plan that will make some of the service cuts proposed in February while putting other reductions on hold pending further review. Facing a projected $5.5 million revenue shortfall for the upcoming fiscal year, the public transit provider had proposed eliminating 20 routes and […]

Portland residents draft letter to TARC

After getting an earful from riders about potential service cuts, the Transit Authority of River City’s director Barry Barker told The Courier-Journal that he will modify some of those recommendations to TARC’s board. The city’s public transit system has received about 2,000 comments from riders during a series of public hearings this weeks. Among the […]