Public Transportation

Local News
5:06 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Map Shows Where TARC Buses Are in Louisville in Real Time

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In the past couple weeks, more talk than usual has focused on transportation in Louisville—the near future of TARC and the long-term future of getting around the city.

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Local News
7:02 am
Tue October 29, 2013

TARC Wants Your Opinion on Incoming Fare Payment System

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TARC wants your thoughts on a new payment system slated to start in the summer.

The smartcard system will make riding TARC "faster and easier," TARC executive director Barry Barker. The smartcards—that is, cards you tap on a console when you board a TARC bus—will replace paper tickets and passes; transfer slips will end, too. 

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Local News
4:25 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

TARC Starts $30-Million Project to Modernize Public Transit in Louisville

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Ten new TARC buses with updated technology hit Louisville area roads on Tuesday, part of the roll out of a four-year, $30-million initiative to improve public transportation.

The new buses will service TARC's two routes crossing the Ohio River. They're replacing buses that have traveled more than 500,000 miles—and 11 more buses are expected to roll out in October, on cross-river routes and on express routes.

The 21 new buses will have free WiFi, power charging stations for mobile devices and overhead storage. TARC paid $9.5 million for them.

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Local News
11:05 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Watch | Louisville Transit Comes Alive on YouTube

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At first blush, the video below looks like art -- tiny dots scurrying across a black backdrop with a blue squiggle meandering through the middle.

That's Louisville. Each dot represents a TARC bus. Watch:

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