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TARC & Kroger Provide Alternate Means of Access to Food Source Options

TARC & Kroger Provide Alternate Means of Access to Food Source Options

LOUISVILLE, KY. (June 02, 2020)- Beginning today, June 2nd, due to the temporary closing of the 2710 W Broadway Kroger location, TARC will operate a temporary “bridge service” for the community to reach the nearest alternate Kroger at 520 N 35th Street.

Beginning today, June 2nd, due to the temporary closing of the 2710 W Broadway Kroger location, TARC will operate a temporary “bridge service” for the community to reach the nearest alternate Kroger at 520 N 35th Street.

This temporary fare-free service will connect the Kroger at 2710 W Broadway to the Kroger at 520 N 35th Street. Service will begin today at noon, and run every 30 minutes, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until the 2710 W Broadway Kroger reopens.

Access to a reliable source of food goods is necessary for a healthy community,” said Laura Douglas, TARC Co-Executive Director. “We are pleased to continue our growing relationship with Kroger and to provide this essential-trip service for our customers.

The timing for this is very important,” said Margaret Handmaker, TARC Co-Executive Director. “TARC remains a critical piece to our city’s infrastructure; our job is to connect people to resources.

We love our customers in the Russel neighborhood and are so thankful to TARC for their assistance in helping create further access for their grocery needs. TARC is a wonderful community partner and asset to our city. We look to reopen our store as soon as possible to serve our customers,” said Erin Grant, Kroger Corporate Affairs Manager.

TARC would like to remind all passengers that ridership on ALL TARC BUSES remains limited to “essential services only,” face coverings are required to ride, and passengers must exit the rear doors.

For those traveling for essential needs but who are not essential workers, if able, please avoid traveling on TARC during the peak travel times of 6am to 9am, and 2pm to 6pm.

Link to examples of essential trips

Link to additional details and a full list of steps TARC has taken to date in Response to COVID-19

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