TARC’s mission is to explore and implement transportation opportunities that enhance the social, economic and environmental well-being of the Greater Louisville Region.
In the pursuit of achieving success in this mission we consistently look for new and better ways to improve service and are currently in the process of implementing SEVERALNEW EXCITING EFFORTS. The largest of our improvement efforts is our drive towards becoming the mobility managers of the region and ensuring available access to mobility for the residents and visitors within our service area through the progress of TARC LINC.
To ensure all passengers have the necessary means of getting to their destination we offer our Fixed Route Service—operating 43 routes in 5 counties and in two states, LouLift—our premium all-electric bus fleet offering complimentary rides to our cities major attractions, and TARC3—our Paratransit Service.
All TARC buses meet ADA requirements, offer wheelchair ramps and additional features to accommodate riders with disabilities.
Fixed Route Service
Our Fixed Route Service covers over 12 million ride-miles annually.
From Route 18—our current longest route—stretching from the Gene Snyder at Dixie Highway to Downtown before heading back out to Okolona, to Route 23 connecting Shawnee Park to the Fern Creek Neighborhood where you can enjoy a pineapple fajitas at Mango’s Mexican Restaurant.
From Route 4 connecting you to Downtown through the University of Louisville campus and out to Iroquois Park, to Route 71 bridging the Kentucky-Indiana line across the Ohio River through the city of New Albany then to Indiana University Southeast and out to Jeffersonville, Indiana where you can grab a signature drink from Coffee Crossing near the end of the line before jumping back on and connecting with any of our remaining 39 routes.
Wherever you need to go and wherever you want to explore, TARC’s Fixed Route—now with WiFi on every bus—can get you there.
LouLift is a sleek, clean and quiet way to navigate downtown Louisville and beyond.
As one of the largest, all-electric fleets in the country, LouLift offers a comfortable ride for residents and visitors to our city.
Whether you are exploring the historic Whiskey Row in search for a glass of bourbon or heading to Churchill Downs for a day at the track, let LouLift be your safe way to travel, fare-free and care free.
TARC’s Adventure Bus provides transportation services to qualified non-profit organizations including neighborhood, faith-based and community groups that offer programs designed to enrich the lives of at-risk youth from low-income families in the Greater Louisville area.
The Adventure Bus focuses on providing transportation services to groups of children 5 to 17 years of age who have no other means of taking educational trips and are not involved with fee-paid camps.
TARC3, Paratransit Service
Our TARC3 service operates 102 paratransit vehicles and serves as a safety net to ensure access to mobility is available for everyone in our region. For information on requesting a Reasonable Accommodation (including paratransit service for eligible visitors to our service area), submitting an ADA Complaint form, and TARC3 forms (including: Rider’s Guide,Application,Medical Forms, Re-certification, and more) please visit our Accessibility page.
TARC3 is happy to provide paratransit service for visitors to our service area who are eligible for paratransit service in their home city.