Service Area & Fares
Public Transportation trips in Bourbon, Harrison, and Nicholas Counties are $1 / mile and
$2 minimum per one way trip.
Please have the exact fare when you the board the bus. All FTSB buses have fare boxes that accept dollar bills and coins. Drivers are not allowed to make change.
Services Available to Bourbon, Harrison, and Nicholas Counties
The federal government, recognizing the nation’s limited access to medical treatment in rural areas, has established grants to help provide transportation from rural areas to treatment facilities.
Through these grants and other programs FTSB offers a number of transportation options. First, the company has a route that runs from Carlisle, to Cynthiana and Paris and then to Lexington. Additionally, the service provides Medicaid transportation for medical treatment.
The service also offers a Demand-Response service to transport clients to work, grocery shopping, medical appointments, or even the airport at a cost of $1 per mile (minimum $2 for a one way trip. Seniors, veterans and riders with disabilities ride for $ .50 per mile and children under five ride free.
The service is not limited to Medicare / Medicaid recipients.
Monthly passes are available at a cost of $40 that will provide transportation to your job or to advanced training and education.
The service is also available for any other special interest group. If the Senior Citizen Center plans a monthly shopping trip to Walmart in Cynthiana or Paris….(Any special interest group could take advantage of the service – ie, church groups, sports teams, etc.) Buses can often accommodate larger groups as well.