Hopkinsville Transit, the relatively new public transportation system in the city, continues to see success and plans to continue growing to benefit the riders.
Nikki Durham with the City of Hopkinsville appeared on WHOP Friday and says a new record was just set with about 1,200 riders within a week.
She says the city is building eight shelters around bus stops in the city and the plan is for an additional six to be constructed, along with the addition of a new bus stop.
Durham says thanks to a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet grant, they’ll also be able to get two new buses.
Hopkinsville Transit has three routes and 57 bus stops, and Durham says people use not only to go to recreational activities, but also to go to work and to school. Hours of operation are 5 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Rides are $1 each way with discounts for seniors, military, children and the disabled. Monthly passes are also available.
For more information, call Transit Dispatch at 270-890-6055.