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TARC announces changes to service in response to coronavirus

The service says they will be monitoring ridership on highly utilized routes and make adjusts as necessary.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — TARC announced changes to some routes beginning March 20 amid the coronavirus outbreak. 

These routes include:

  • The University of Louisville campus shuttle (Route #94), Second Street/airport service (Route #02), and the LouLift circulator (Routes #01 & #77) which will suspend service until further notice.
  • The Riverport circulator (Route #20), Preston Highway service (Route #28), Health Sciences Center Campus circulator (Route #96), and UPS service (Routes #93 & #99) will continue to operate as normal.

The transit service also announced that, TARC3, the paratransit service will also continue to operate as normal at this time.

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All other routes will run Saturday service schedules from Monday through Saturday, and Sunday service on Sundays until further notice. 

“We provide a crucial service to the community and we take that responsibility seriously; we want to continue to serve that role as effectively as possible with the health and safety of both our passengers and our team members top-of-mind,” TARC Co-Executive Director, Laura Douglas said.

TARC says they are making these changes to be in accordance with CDC guidelines of social distancing, the service says they will continue monitoring ridership on highly utilized routes and make adjusts as necessary. 

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