TARC Executive Director Barry Barker http://wfpl.org en TARC Leader Responds to Bus Shooting http://wfpl.org/post/tarc-leader-responds-bus-shooting <p>The Transit Authority of River City is reacting to a brazen homicide that was committed on a bus this week.</p><p>According to the Jefferson County Coroner&#39;s office, 17-year-old Rico Robinson Jr., died Monday afternoon from a single gunshot to the head while riding a TARC bus.</p><p>TARC Executive Director Barry Barker released the following statement:</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 17:22:31 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 1105 at http://wfpl.org TARC Leader Responds to Bus Shooting TARC Approves Fare Increases, Service Reductions Under Review http://wfpl.org/post/tarc-approves-fare-increases-service-reductions-under-review The board of directors for the Transit Authority of River City approved across-the-board fare increases that will take effect July 1 to help offset a projected $4.6 million budget shortfall. Base fare for a one-way trip will increase from $1.50 to $1.75 and a monthly pass will cost $50 compared to the current $42 rate. Tue, 22 May 2012 20:56:35 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 403 at http://wfpl.org