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Mayor Fischer: TARC Executive Director resigns

Ferdinand Risco submitted his resignation to Mayor Greg Fischer Feb. 12.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — TARC Executive Director Ferdinand Risco has resigned, Mayor Greg Fischer announced.

Fischer said he accepted Risco's resignation the morning of Feb. 12.

"An interim director will be named soon, and a search for a permanent director will begin," Fischer said in a statement. "A quality public transit system is critical to our city, and we are committed to a smooth transition."

TARC recently solved their TARC3 paratransit issues after drivers protested and failed to show up to work, leaving people in need stranded.

WHAS11 will continue to update this story with more information when needed.

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