Inside the Terrordome: “Spooky Season!”

Checkup Results School - Midterms, tuition   'Tis the season to be frightened, Fra la la la la, La la la... HISS!! If there's one "Halloween" song that is guaranteed to make my playlist, it is this one: "Werewolves of London" - LINK - I'm starting to FINALLY feel in the Halloween mood! I think … Continue reading Inside the Terrordome: “Spooky Season!”

Tales from the TARCside: “Not Your Everyday Passenger!”

Local news station WLKY caught up with some rather... different TARC riders. Chris Chandler, Digital Producer for WLKY, filmed "Frankenstein" getting on the #71 bus (from New Albany, Indiana, through Portland, Russell, and Downtown Louisville, to Jeffersonville, Indiana), as a promotion for 5 haunted attractions around town. You can see Chris's report HERE. I like … Continue reading Tales from the TARCside: “Not Your Everyday Passenger!”

“Inside the Terrordome”: ‘New Seasons!’

- The Fall semester is off and running! I'm halfway through Week 2, taking only 2 classes: Telecommunications II and Advanced Database Administration I. It's been a mixed bag, so far. Tuition is coming out-of-pocket, due to me having a bad last semester and being maxed out on Financial Aid (I have to appeal every … Continue reading “Inside the Terrordome”: ‘New Seasons!’

Tales From The TARCside: “A Facebook Memory from 2012”

This was probably one of the incidents on Louisville's public transportation buses that gave me the idea to start writing down the good, bad, sweet, silly, and any other kind of incidents that happen on my travels. July 9th, 2012 - it was about 5:30 AM. I was about 3 months into living with my … Continue reading Tales From The TARCside: “A Facebook Memory from 2012”

“Inside The Terrordome”: Halfway Point

It is the evening of July 4th, a national holiday in the U.S. ("Independence Day), and just past the halfway point of 2018. There was good food and good times with the family. Also, a good amount of fireworks were set off by me and the siblings. Sue us! After working nearly a year on … Continue reading “Inside The Terrordome”: Halfway Point

Tales From The TARCside: “Revamped Tourist Route”

To take advantage of the growing popularity of Downtown Louisville in the 1990s and 2000s, TARC (Transit Authority of River City) started running diesel-powered Trolleys up and down 4th Street, from the Ohio River to Broadway, about 3/4 mile away. The Trolleys were replaced with cleaner, all-electric buses, a few years ago; they also added … Continue reading Tales From The TARCside: “Revamped Tourist Route”

“Tales from the TARCside”: ‘Driver Shortage’

TARC made regional news: https://www.whas11.com/article/news/local/tarc-bus-shortage-leaves-teenager-stranded-after-work/417-552329474 This is not as new of a problem as it seems. For years, TARC has had a problem with late routes (according to myself and a LOT of passengers) and driver shortages (according to a couple of drivers on my routes to and from work). It is not unusual to … Continue reading “Tales from the TARCside”: ‘Driver Shortage’