public transportation

The City of Hopkinsville is asking citizens to submit ideas to help name the city’s new public transportation system and develop its logo.

Low ridership was once again a topic of discussion at this week’s Murray – Calloway County Transit Authority meeting.

MCTA Action Plan to Reorganize System

Mar 29, 2012

The Murray-Calloway County Transit Authority approved an action plan to reorganize the public transit system. The MCTA saw a spike in ridership and income during February, but overall the company has a net income of negative $13,815. Director Bjarne Hansen says the board is working to put together more committees to focus on specific topics to reduce costs like fuel consumption, land sale, and vehicle size. Hansen also says MCTA is reorganizing their staff, which includes an outsourcing of payroll to an independent company called Martin, Colson, Hale, and Henderson.