Category Archives: public transportation

TARC route changes boost 2 bus lines

With help from a $1 million federal grant, the Transit Authority of River City altered its bus services that will supplement two of its busiest routes. The service changes start Monday, and will add buses to routes 18 (Preston and Dixie Highways) and 23 (Broadway and Bardstown) that will result in them running every 15 […]

Clark County council passes anti-toll resolution

In an unanimous vote, the Clark County City Council approved a resolution against tolling as a means to pay for the $4.1 billion Ohio River Bridges Project — which seeks build an East End bridge, a downtown bridge and expand Spaghetti Junction. Last night, the southern Indiana county joined the New Albany City Council and […]

TARC gets greener

The Transit Authority of River City is increasing its fleet of environmentally-friendly buses with the arrival of nine new Gillig hybrid-electric buses. The additional hybrids bring the public transit providers green fleet to 21. The funding for seven of the new buses were funded through stimulus dollars and two from a variety of federal and […]

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 […]