transit http://wfpl.org en Man Dies After Being Shot on TARC Bus http://wfpl.org/post/man-dies-after-being-shot-tarc-bus <p>A Louisville man is dead following a shooting on a TARC bus.</p><p>The shooting was reported at 3:00 pm today, and officers declared the victim dead on the scene.</p><p>Police say the victim was in his late teens or early 20s and the shooter entered the bus, shot, then fled in an unknown direction. No other passengers where injured.</p><p>The police do not have any suspects in custody and described the incident as &quot;unusual&quot;.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 21:45:52 +0000 Cameron Price 1101 at http://wfpl.org Transit Needs Improvements For Disabled Riders http://wfpl.org/post/transit-needs-improvements-disabled-riders <p>A research team at the University of Louisville is trying to improve public transportation for the disabled, and officials expect to conduct a national survey on the issue soon.</p><p>Nationwide, there are 2.7 million adult wheelchair and scooter users and that number is expected to rise as baby boomers enter senior years. Dr. Karen Frost has led research efforts at U of L the past several years to study accessibility to public transit for disabled riders.</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 16:48:46 +0000 Devin Katayama 895 at http://wfpl.org Transit Needs Improvements For Disabled Riders TARC Schedules Public Meetings on Route Changes, Fare Increase http://wfpl.org/post/tarc-schedules-public-meetings-route-changes-fare-increase <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; ">The Transit Authority of River City will hold a series of public meetings this week on proposed route changes and fare increases.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 15:52:22 +0000 Gabe Bullard 191 at http://wfpl.org