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Hopkinsville Transit Wins KY League of Cities Enterprise Cities Award

Kentucky League of Cities Deputy Executive Director J.D. Chaney was on hand at tonight’s City Council meeting to officially present the City of Hopkinsville with a 2016 KLC Enterprise Cities Award for the city’s outstanding transportation program – Hopkinsville Transit.

Launched on strong public support for dependable public transportation, the city partnered with Pennyrile Allied Community Services and obtained grants to get things moving.  With an initial goal of 4,000 annual rides, Hopkinsville Transit drove past expectations delivering over 20,000 rides in 2015.  This year the system recently cruised past the 28,000 ride mark.

Hopkinsville Transit also has expanded to three routes with over 50 stops and provides dependable and affordable transportation to residents from all walks of life. 

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About KLC Enterprise Cities Award and Hopkinsville Transit

The Kentucky League of Cities Enterprise Cities Award is designed to recognize city projects or programs making a true impact on their communities.  2016 winners include the cities of Hopkinsville, Owensboro and Paducah.

Operating Deviated Fixed Route services, Hopkinsville Transit is made possible by funding from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet/Office of Transportation Delivery and general fund appropriations from Hopkinsville City Council.