With GO bg Transit you can ride one of our six bus routes to reach any major destination within the city limits of Bowling Green – Greenwood Mall, Western Kentucky University, grocery and discount stores, doctors’ offices, Greenview Hospital, the Medical Center, the Convention Center, Fountain Square. You name it, we probably GO there! Fixed route bus services are open to the general public and available Monday through Friday beginning at 6:00 a.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m. Please see the attached Route Map Brochure for information on fare rates, the seven bus routes, specialized service for people with disabilities, and various other shuttles. Please see the attached summary of the Press Release for the rate changes.
We operate regular hours on the following holidays:
Good Friday (Regular hours)
Veterans Day (Regular hours)
Friday after Thanksgiving (Regular hours)
New Year’s Eve (until 4 p.m.)
We are closed on the following holidays:
01-21-19 Martin Luther King Day
02-18-19 Presidents Day
05-27-19 Memorial Day
07-04-19 Independence Day
09-02-19 Labor Day
11-28-19 Thanksgiving Day
12-24-19 Christmas Eve
12-25-19 Christmas Day
01-01-20 New Year’s Day
This door-to-door service is provided under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is called ADA Complementary Paratransit. It is available to persons with disabilities who cannot ride the regular route buses. Hours are the same as the regular fixed routes – Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and reservations must be made at least one day in advance. To qualify for the special service, an eligibility process consisting of an application and an in-person interview with Community Action staff must be completed. Please note that having a disability does not automatically qualify one for the service. Call 782-3163 for additional information and an application.
View our ADA Service Area in Google Maps
GO bg Advertising
GO bg transit offers advertising opportunities on the GO bg transit fleet! GO buses are a moving, eye catching, customizable advertising venue that are all over Bowling Green, KY. Choose the number of buses that will meet your advertising demands to promote your service, business or product to new customers. Please call (270) 782-3163 for additional information or to reserve your space!
GO College Life
GO bg transit provides service to WKU, WKU Community College, WKU South Campus, BG Technical College, Daymar College, and numerous other educational opportunities around Bowling Green. GO bg transit offers a Student Pass for $50 a semester to any full time student for unlimited rides on the fixed routes. If a student purchases a Fall and Spring semester pass they ride FREE all summer. WKU offers the GO bg transit Student Pass to full time WKU students for only $10 a semester at the WKU Parking and Transportation Office.
GO bg transit operates a monthly shopping shuttle on the second Saturday of each month using Route #2 and Route #4 begining at 9:00 am and ending at 3:00 pm.
DBE Public Notice
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 49 C.F.R. 26.45 that the City of Bowling Green and its transit provider, Community Action of Southern Kentucky, proposed an overall goal of 8% for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises participating in U. S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration (FTA) assisted contracts for FY 2018 – FY2020.
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TTY and other access information
The Kentucky Relay Service can be reached by dialing 7-1-1, or call the following 800 numbers:
1-888-244-6111 (Speech to Speech)
1-888-662-2406 (Customer Service-Voice and TTY
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