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Safety & Security

Safety and Security

How to Ride Safely

  • If you witness any suspicious or illegal activity, please ensure your driver is made aware of the incident.
  • Buses can make sudden stops. Be sure to take a seat, or hold firmly to a handle after you’ve paid your fare.
  • Please keep belongings out of the aisle. Please fold up strollers after boarding.

TARC is working to ensure your safety

  • All TARC buses have video and audio recording to monitor bus activity.
  • All drivers have immediate access to emergency help via two-way radio.
  • Security officers patrol the full system and are quick to respond to calls received from drivers.
  • All drivers receive training on safety and first aid procedures.
  • TARC is a designated SafePlace, and a designated safe location through a partnership with the Center for Women and Families  for persons in a domestic violence crisis.

TARC buses and buildings are Safe Places

  • Anyone in a crisis situation can go to a designated Safe Place businesses or board a TARC bus and ask for help.
  • TARC employees then contact the YMCA Shelter House and assist the person in getting to a shelter. If you have any questions about the YMCA Shelter House, please call (502) 635-3660.
  • TARC Safeplace Procedures

It’s the Law!

Chapter #132 of the Jefferson County Kentucky Code of Ordinance 281, protects bus drivers, passengers and property of the public transportation system by providing for prosecution of any person convicted of violating this law.

Every Commute Counts is simple! Ticket to Ride and report your daily alternative commute (carpooling, vanpooling, riding TARC, walking, telecommuting, or bicycling) to and from work.

For more information on how to start or join, call 502-267-5400 or toll-free at 1-866-822-POOL or visit Every Commute Counts.

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