Lextran

Lexington, KY 40508

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200 West Loudon Avenue
Lexington, KY 40508
United States
http://www.lextran.com
(859) 244-2007

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Lextran operates a fleet of 73 buses, including a University of Kentucky campus shuttle service, and contracts a door-to door Paratransit service through Red Cross WHEELS. Our mainline bus service runs from 5:30 a.m. until 12:30 a.m. Regular bus fare is one dollar and includes unlimited transfers on a one way trip.

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Fred Combs appointed general manager of Lextran

Dec. 21, 2023
Combs, who has been with the agency for more than seven years, will step into the general manager position in January 2024.
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Jill Barnett resigns as Lextran's executive director and general manager

July 10, 2023
Barnett has decided to leave the agency after 14 years for a position outside of the transit industry; her last day with Lextran will be July 26.
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Paratransit

Lextran awards Wheels Paratransit contract to RATP Dev USA

Sept. 14, 2022
The contract will see RATP Dev USA manage and operate the Wheels Paratransit service, effective Oct. 1, 2022.
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Lextran extends Transdev’s contract for five years

The partnership between Lextran and Transdev stretches more than 20 years.
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On Friday, August 24, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced Lextran will receive a $2.3 million grant to replace aging diesel buses in their fleet.
On Friday, August 24, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced Lextran will receive a $2.3 million grant to replace aging diesel buses in their fleet.
On Friday, August 24, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced Lextran will receive a $2.3 million grant to replace aging diesel buses in their fleet.
On Friday, August 24, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced Lextran will receive a $2.3 million grant to replace aging diesel buses in their fleet.
On Friday, August 24, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced Lextran will receive a $2.3 million grant to replace aging diesel buses in their fleet.
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Lextran Receives $2.3M Grant to Expand Electric Fleet in a New Direction

Aug. 27, 2018
On Friday, August 24, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced Lextran will receive a $2.3 million grant to replace aging diesel buses in their fleet...
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Lextran Unveils a New Brand Identity Sunday, July 1

July 2, 2018
Lextran unveiled a new brand identity on Sunday, July 1 including a new mission statement, logo, graphics, and color-scheme.
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Lextran Bus Operator Wins First Place in International Competition

May 22, 2018
Lextran bus operator Mike Burnett won first place in the Pre-Trip Safety Inspection Challenge at the APTA International Bus Roadeo and Conference.
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Lextran Increases Service to Keeneland for the Spring Meet

April 11, 2018
Lextran has increased service on Route 21 – Airport / Keeneland for the duration of the Keeneland Spring Meet.
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Lextran to Hold Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of New Headquarters

May 24, 2016
Lextran will hold the ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new headquarters at 10 a.m. on Wednesday May 25, 2016.
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Lextran to Expand Sunday Service in 2016

Dec. 29, 2015
Lextran riders can look forward to expanded Sunday service in 2016, at the same low fare they pay today. Starting Jan. 3, Lextran will expand Sunday service on routes 1 through...

Articles & News

Transit Bids-RFP

Paratransit Services

Feb. 7, 2024
Lextran is seeking qualified vendors to provide ADA complementary paratransit service in Fayette County. The paratransit services must comply with FTA reporting requirements, ...
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Lextran will receive $3 million in CMAQ funds.
Lextran will receive $3 million in CMAQ funds.
Lextran will receive $3 million in CMAQ funds.
Lextran will receive $3 million in CMAQ funds.
Lextran will receive $3 million in CMAQ funds.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Kentucky distributes $11.3 million in CMAQ Improvement Program funds

Feb. 7, 2023
Vehicle replacement projects at three transit agencies, as well as one active transportation project were among the projects awarded funds.
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TARC will receive $4.7 million to replace 45 older buses with cleaner, more fuel-efficient buses.
TARC will receive $4.7 million to replace 45 older buses with cleaner, more fuel-efficient buses.
TARC will receive $4.7 million to replace 45 older buses with cleaner, more fuel-efficient buses.
TARC will receive $4.7 million to replace 45 older buses with cleaner, more fuel-efficient buses.
TARC will receive $4.7 million to replace 45 older buses with cleaner, more fuel-efficient buses.
Vehicles

Kentucky awards funds to four transit agencies to purchase cleaner emission buses

Oct. 14, 2020
Approximately 58 buses will be replaced at four transit agencies with a mix of new diesel, natural gas and battery-electric vehicles.
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Carrie Butler will resign from Lextran Sept. 16 and start at TARC on Sept. 21.
Carrie Butler will resign from Lextran Sept. 16 and start at TARC on Sept. 21.
Carrie Butler will resign from Lextran Sept. 16 and start at TARC on Sept. 21.
Carrie Butler will resign from Lextran Sept. 16 and start at TARC on Sept. 21.
Carrie Butler will resign from Lextran Sept. 16 and start at TARC on Sept. 21.
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Carrie Butler leaving Lextran to become TARC executive director

Sept. 11, 2020
Butler will begin at TARC on Sept. 21 and is expected to use her deep transit and public service experience to bring “stability and energy” to the transit system.

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George Ward is the executive director of the University of Kentucky’s Coldstream Research Campus.
George Ward is the executive director of the University of Kentucky’s Coldstream Research Campus.
George Ward is the executive director of the University of Kentucky’s Coldstream Research Campus.
George Ward is the executive director of the University of Kentucky’s Coldstream Research Campus.
George Ward is the executive director of the University of Kentucky’s Coldstream Research Campus.
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Three New Members Appointed to Lextran Board of Directors

Nov. 4, 2015
Advocates for business, education and tourism have been named to the Lextran Board of Directors. George Ward is the executive director of the University of Kentucky’s Coldstream...
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Exhibit at Lextran Transit Center Features Local Artist

Aug. 3, 2015
Lextran, in partnership with LexArts, recently installed a new exhibit at its downtown transit center. The exhibit features work from local artist Blake Eames. Eames’ four colorful...
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Lextran Board of Directors Chairman Jeff Fugate announced a major new partnership between UK and Lextran Tuesday morning.
Lextran Board of Directors Chairman Jeff Fugate announced a major new partnership between UK and Lextran Tuesday morning.
Lextran Board of Directors Chairman Jeff Fugate announced a major new partnership between UK and Lextran Tuesday morning.
Lextran Board of Directors Chairman Jeff Fugate announced a major new partnership between UK and Lextran Tuesday morning.
Lextran Board of Directors Chairman Jeff Fugate announced a major new partnership between UK and Lextran Tuesday morning.
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New Partnership Allows UK Students, Faculty and Staff to Ride Lextran Free

June 16, 2015
University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto, along with Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Lextran Board Chair Jeff Fugate, announced a major new partnership between UK and Lextran...
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Carrie Butler spent 8 years at the Transit Authority of River City in Louisville, Kentucky, where she served as director of planning and oversaw service planning, on-street infrastructure, long range planning and other capital projects
Carrie Butler spent 8 years at the Transit Authority of River City in Louisville, Kentucky, where she served as director of planning and oversaw service planning, on-street infrastructure, long range planning and other capital projects
Carrie Butler spent 8 years at the Transit Authority of River City in Louisville, Kentucky, where she served as director of planning and oversaw service planning, on-street infrastructure, long range planning and other capital projects
Carrie Butler spent 8 years at the Transit Authority of River City in Louisville, Kentucky, where she served as director of planning and oversaw service planning, on-street infrastructure, long range planning and other capital projects
Carrie Butler spent 8 years at the Transit Authority of River City in Louisville, Kentucky, where she served as director of planning and oversaw service planning, on-street infrastructure, long range planning and other capital projects
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Lextran Selects New Management Team

Feb. 17, 2015
The Lextran Board of Directors approved the appointment of Carrie Butler as general manager. Butler is an employee of Transdev (formerly Veolia Transportation), and replaces Rocky...
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Groundbreaking for New Lextran Facility Scheduled

Dec. 8, 2014
Lextran’s 187 employees and 72 buses will be located at the site, which has been vacant for four years.
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GM Rocky Burke Submits Resignation to Lextran

Nov. 20, 2014
Burke has accepted a position as director of Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) in Sarasota, Fla.
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Lextran and Keeneland Partner for Spring Meet

Sept. 11, 2014
Once again, Lextran will offer transportation to Keeneland for the Spring Meet for just $1 each way. This year, a special partnership with Keeneland will offset the cost of a ...
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Lextran Completes Purchase of Former General Electric Site

Sept. 30, 2013
The Lextran Board of Directors voted in June to enter into an agreement with General Electric for the purchase of the 13.69 acre tract of property at 200 West Loudon Avenue, former...
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KY: Lextran Contracts Commuter Advertising to Provide Digital Geo-Targeted Onboard Advertising

Aug. 6, 2013
Lextran recently entered into a new partnership with Commuter Advertising, a digital transit media provider to sell, manage and broadcast digital advertising onboard Lextran buses...