Federated Transportation Services of the Bluegrass, Inc. is a non-profit agency
incorporated in 1981
FTSB is a public transportation provider and Medicaid broker for sixteen counties. FTSB provides Medicaid brokerage services for Bourbon, Bullitt, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Harrison, Henry, Jefferson, Madison, Montgomery, Nicholas, Oldham, Powell, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble Counties
FTSB provides public transportation in Bourbon, Harrison, Nicholas , Lewis and Rowan Counties.
1981 FTSB was formed to coordinate transportation in the rural areas of Central Kentucky.
1997 Pam Shepherd begins coordinating transportation.
At this point she has one part time person helping her.
1998 FTSB Begins Region 10 Brokerage
TANF Program implemented (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
1999 Medicaid, Vocational Rehabilitation, Department for the Blind Programs implemented.
1999 - 2005 Wheels is one of the Transportation agencies that provides transport under
2000 At this time there are 6 employees working at FTSB
2004 At this time there are 8 employees working at FTSB
2005 FTSB begins to provide service with our own FTSB vehicles
At this time there are 25 employees working at FTSB
2007 FTSB begins Public transportation in BHN and Morehead / Rowan County
2008 FTSB is awarded the contract for Region 6 including Louisville. FTSB opens new office in
Louisville. FTSB serves the two largest metropolitan areas in Kentucky.
2009 FTSB begins Job Transportation in Lewis County. Oct. moved into new building at
2008 At this time there are 68 employees working at FTSB
2012 At this time there are 80 employees working at FTSB
2013 FTSB awarded contract for Region 11
2014 FTSB acquired our own Maintenance Garage and Mechanics
2015 FTSB opens our office in Morehead with 2 office managers
FTSB awarded KYTC Outstanding Overall Transit System in the state of Kentucky
2016 There are now 107 employees working at FTSB
FTSB Awards Timeline
1985 FTSB awarded KYTC Outstanding Administrative Rural Public Transportation Coordinator.
1993 FTSB awarded KYTC Outstanding Central Kentucky Section 5311 Grantee
1999 FTSB awarded KYTC Outstanding Central Kentucky Section 5311 Grantee
2005 FTSB's Executive Director awarded KYTC Public Transit Manager of the Year
2007 FTSB awarded KYTC Outstanding Central Kentucky Section 5311 Grantee.
2009 FTSB awarded KYTC Outstanding Overall Transit System in the state of Kentucky
2011 FTSB awarded KYTC Outstanding Section 5310 Agency for Elderly and
Persons with Disabilities
2013 FTSB awarded KYTC Statewide Kentucky Job Access Transit Award
2015 FTSB awarded KYTC Outstanding Overall Transit System in the state of Kentucky
Number of employees