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Hopkinsville Transit Seats 500th Rider & Announces Ribbon Cutting Celebration

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Mayor Carter Hendricks announced that Hopkinsville Transit public transportation services saw its 500th rider today in only its 16th day of operation.  In celebration of the system’s successful launch, the public is invited to an official ribbon cutting at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 29.  The event will be held at the Hopkinsville Transit office at PACS at the corner of East 12th and South Clay Streets.

Mayor Hendricks remarked, “We are excited about this milestone and what it means for our community.”  He added, “Hopkinsville Transit is helping people get to work, care for their shopping needs, and enjoy a better quality of life.  We look forward to even more individuals taking advantage of this valuable resource.”

For more information about the ribbon cutting, please contact (270) 890-0215.

For details on Hopkinsville Transit services or to plan your trip, call (270) 890-6055 during office hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., visit www.hoptown.org/transit, or email transit@hopkinsvilleky.us.

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About Hopkinsville Transit

This Deviated Fixed Route transportation service is a joint project of the City of Hopkinsville, Kentucky and Pennyrile Allied Community Services, Inc. which operates and administers the system.  Hopkinsville Transit services are made possible by $65,000 in funding for operations from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet/Office of Transportation Delivery and $75,000 in general fund appropriations by Hopkinsville City Council.  KTC also purchased two buses for the system valued at $85,150.

All Hopkinsville Transit transportation services are open to the public.  Services deviate for the general public, including individuals with or without disabilities.