Affordable summer public transportation for youths

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – TARC Summer Youth Passes go on sale May 15.

These passes give anyone ages six to 17 unlimited travel on all TARC routes through August 31. The cost for a pass is $30.

J. Barry Barker, executive director of TARC, believes taking public transportation helps youths to become more self-reliant and confident—important skills for lifelong success.

"We encourage young people and employers to consider the Summer Youth Pass for job opportunities this summer," Barker  said. "The pass is a great tool for youth to access positive experiences all summer long throughout Greater Louisville."

Summer Youth Passes will be on sale online at and at the following locations:

  • Union Station, 1000 W. Broadway
  • Nia Center, 2900 W. Broadway
  • All Fifth Third Banks
  • Louisville Free Public Library, 3rd & York

You can also order one by mail. Send a check or money order for $30 along with your name, address and phone number to:


c/o TARC cashier, 1000 W. Broadway

Louisville, KY 40203

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