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TARC Accessibility Advisory Council

TARC has an array of services designed to meet the ever-changing needs of our community.

Purpose

The TARC Accessibility Advisory Council (TAAC) is an independent, self-governing body that advises TARC on public transportation accessibility issues regarding TARC fixed route and TARC3 paratransit service. The Council has served in an advisory capacity and as an information resource regarding accessible public transportation needs to TARC for over 25 years.

Mission

The TARC Accessibility Advisory Council’s mission is to review and advise TARC on all issues, plans and programs for public transportation services in regards to the accessibility needs of our community and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Membership*

TARC Accessibility Advisory Council members are selected to convey the needs of individuals with disabilities. Membership includes individuals with disabilities and representatives from local and government agencies who represent them.

*TARC Accessibility Advisory Council is currently accepting applications for Council membership.

TARC Accessibility Advisory Council Members

Bill Wright, Chair
Darrell Aniton, Louisville Metro Government
Cory Hutcherson, Kentucky Vocational Rehab
Amy Jones
Anne Rich, MSN, RN, Diversified Nurse Consultants
Valarie Rider
Vesselina Romanov, KIPDA
Duane Spencer
Sarah Teeters, Louisville Metro Office for Aging & Disabled Citizens
Charles Webb
Herman Vedder

Meetings

Meetings are held the third Tuesday of alternate months, from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. TARC Boardroom. Meeting dates are subject to change and meetings may be canceled because of severe weather or at the Council’s discretion. Please check this website or call the TARC Paratransit Office 502.213.3217 for meeting confirmation.

Next Meeting: Tuesday, December 18 at 1 pm.
Location: TARC Boardroom

The TARC Accessibility Advisory Council has several committees which are also open to the public including Quality Control, Communications and Eligibility.

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations, including the provision of information in an alternative format, will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. Language translators will also be provided upon request. Please call 502.213.3217 in advance with specific information on your needs.