Small Bus Transit
The small transit systems play an important role outside the big metropolitan areas. Often these small transit systems utilize vans as well as buses.
 
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KYTC Transportation Delivery
The Office of Transportation Delivery is responsible for seeking grant funds; the oversight and implementation of various statewide public transit grants; and coordinates human service transportation such as non-emergency medical transportation.
KYTC Transportation Delivery

FHWA's Planning for Transportation in Rural Areas
Rural Intelligent Transportation Systems applications have the potential to make dramatic improvements in safety, mobility, and tourist information services. These applications have been categorized into the following elements: traveler safety and security, emergency services, tourism and travel information, public traveler and mobility services, roadway operations and maintenance, fleet operations and maintenance, and commercial vehicles.
FHWA's Planning for Transportation in Rural Areas

Kentucky Public Transit Association
The Kentucky Public Transit Association, Inc. (KPTA) was established in 1981 as an association of public and community transportation systems throughout the Commonwealth. The purposes of the Kentucky Public Transit Association are: to disseminate information to the public and to officials of government agencies at all levels concerning the capability of public transportation to assist in the solution of pressing social problems, including...
Kentucky Public Transit Association

American Public Transportation Association
The mission of the APTA is to strengthen and improve public transportation, APTA serves and lead its diverse membership through advocacy, innovation, and information sharing. APTA and its members and staff work to ensure that public transportation is available and accessible for all Americans in communities across the country.
American Public Transportation Association