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The Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) is the public transit system serving the Northern Kentucky
Northern Kentucky
Northern Kentucky is the name often given to the northernmost counties in Kentucky...

 suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio. Cincinnati is the county seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located to north of the Ohio River at the Ohio-Kentucky border, near Indiana. The population within city limits is 296,943 according to the 2010 census, making it Ohio's...

 located in Kenton County
Kenton County, Kentucky
Kenton County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, United States. It was formed in 1840. In 2010, the population was 159,720. It is the third most populous county in Kentucky behind Jefferson County and Fayette County. Its county seats are Covington and Independence...

, Boone County
Boone County, Kentucky
Boone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1798. The population was 118,811 in the 2010 Census. Its county seat is Burlington. The county is named for frontiersman Daniel Boone...

 and Campbell County
Campbell County, Kentucky
Campbell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed on December 17, 1794, from sections of Scott, Harrison and Mason counties. As of 2010, the population was 90,336. Its county seats are Alexandria and Newport...

. TANK was founded in 1973 when the privately-funded Greenline Bus Company ceased operation, and voters in the three counties elected to publicly fund the transit system.
Currently TANK operates a fleet of 100 fixed route buses and 25 demand response vehicles.

While TANK's coverage area is the three Northern Kentucky counties, TANK routes also connect the three counties with Downtown Cincinnati. However, TANK routes go no further than Downtown Cincinnati, requiring any riders from Kentucky who wish to travel to destinations beyond Downtown Cincinnati to utilize the buses of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority
Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority
Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority , is the public transport agency serving Cincinnati, Ohio and its suburbs. The agency operates transit bus services under the name Metro...

. Although, the two systems are separate, however the TANK and Metro work to make transfers between the systems easy and even sell a joint pass.

Fare Structure


As of 1 November 2008, TANK charges $1.50 for non-express routes, and $1.75 for express routes (marked with X at end of bus route). Students in Kindergarten through 12th grade on school days riding to and from school only have to pay $1.00. TANK also has passes, a monthly pass (unlimited) for $53.00, an express monthly pass (unlimited) for $62.00, a METRO
Sorta
Sorta is a rock band based in Dallas, Texas. The band has been honored with various awards over the years, including awards for individual group members, and a "Best Act in Town" win in 2006...

/TANK monthly non-express pass (unlimited, METRO
Sorta
Sorta is a rock band based in Dallas, Texas. The band has been honored with various awards over the years, including awards for individual group members, and a "Best Act in Town" win in 2006...

 fare zone 1) for $105.00. The express combined pass is $115.00. Also, TANK has a 10 ride pass for $13.50, and a 10 ride express pass for $15.75. Beginning in summer of 2010 TANK upgraded their fare system and passes that were valid for a calendar month were replaced with passes good for 30 consecutive days from first use. Also, other pass options were introduced including a 1 day pass. For a complete list of fare options, click here.

Routes



TANK Routes
Number Description
1 Florence Mall
Florence Mall
Florence Mall is an enclosed shopping mall in Florence, Kentucky, USA. The mall, opened in 1976, comprises more than 100 stores, including four anchor stores as well as a food court...

 - Industrial Rd. - Turfway Park1
1X Florence
Florence, Kentucky
Florence is a city in Boone County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 29,951 at the 2010 census.-History:The Florence area was originally known as Crossroads, because of the convergence of several roads from Burlington and Union at Ridge Road...

 Express
2X Airport
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport , sometimes called the Greater Cincinnati Airport is located in Hebron, unincorporated Boone County, Kentucky, United States and serves the Greater Cincinnati metropolitan area. Despite being located in Boone County, the airport operations are...

 Express
3 Ludlow
Ludlow, Kentucky
Ludlow is a city in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 4,409 at the 2000 census. Ludlow is a suburb of Covington, Kentucky, and Cincinnati, Ohio, located on the Ohio River...

 - Bromley
Bromley, Kentucky
Bromley is a city in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 838 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Bromley is located at ....

5 Holman- City Heights
7 Rosedale - Latonia
Latonia, Kentucky
Latonia is a former city, now neighborhood of Covington in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States. It was annexed to Covington in 1909.Latonia's geographical coordinates are 39.048N, 84.508W, and its elevation above sea level is 531 feet. It is entirely within the eastern time zone of the United...

9 Taylor Mill
Taylor Mill, Kentucky
In the city the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.0 males...

  (AM & PM Service NO WEEKEND SERVICE)
11 Ft. Thomas
Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Fort Thomas is a city in Campbell County, Kentucky, on the southern bank of the Ohio River and the site of an 1890 US Army post. The population was 16,325 at the 2010 census, making it the largest city in Campbell County and it is officially part of the Cincinnati – Northern Kentucky metropolitan...

 - Northern Kentucky University
Northern Kentucky University
|type = Public|president= Dr. James C. Votruba|city = Highland Heights|state = KY|country = U.S.|endowment = $68 million|students = 15,405|undergrad = 13,206|postgrad = 2,199|faculty = 1,159...

 (NO WEEKEND SERVICE)
12 Dayton
Dayton, Kentucky
Dayton is a city in Campbell County, Kentucky, United States, along a bend of the Ohio River. The population was 5,966 at the 2000 census. It is less than from downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.-Geography:Dayton is located at ....

16 Grand Towers - St. Luke E. Carmel Manor
17X Villa Hills
Villa Hills, Kentucky
The median income for a household in the city was $73,523, and the median income for a family was $79,810. Males had a median income of $60,792 versus $34,949 for females. The per capita income for the city was $34,373...

 Express - Buttermilk Park & Ride
18X Edgewood
Edgewood, Kentucky
There were 3,099 households out of which 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.4% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.1% were non-families. 11.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.5% had someone...

 Express
19X Beechgrove Express - Hallam
20 South Newport
Newport, Kentucky
Newport is a city in Campbell County, Kentucky, United States, at the confluence of the Ohio and Licking rivers. The population was 15,273 at the 2010 census. Historically, it was one of four county seats of Campbell County. Newport is part of the Greater Cincinnati, Ohio Metro Area which...

 (AM & PM SERVICE NO WEEKEND SERVICE)
22X Walton
Walton, Kentucky
Walton is a city in Boone and Kenton Counties in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The population was 3,635 in the 2010 Census.-Tourism:Nearby Florence offers thoroughbred racing at Turfway Park....

 Express
23 South Bellevue
Bellevue, Kentucky
Bellevue is a city in Campbell County, Kentucky, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 5,955 at the 2010 census.-Geography:Bellevue is located in the extreme northern portion of Kentucky, directly across the Ohio River from the Mount Adams neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio...

  (AM & PM SERVICE NO WEEKEND SERVICE)
25 Alexandria, Kentucky --Alexandria, Northern Kentucky University
Northern Kentucky University
|type = Public|president= Dr. James C. Votruba|city = Highland Heights|state = KY|country = U.S.|endowment = $68 million|students = 15,405|undergrad = 13,206|postgrad = 2,199|faculty = 1,159...

 and Eastern Avenue
25X Village Green and Alexandria Park & Ride Express
28X Empire Drive Express
29X Hebron
Hebron, Kentucky
Hebron is an unincorporated community in Boone County, Kentucky, United States. It is the location of Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, which serves Cincinnati and the tri-state area.- Growth :...

 - Hebron Express
30X Independence
Independence, Kentucky
Independence is a suburban city in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 14,982 at the 2000 census and estimated to be 22,105 in 2009. It is one of two county seats of Kenton County...

 Express
32X Burlington Park & Ride Express
33 St. Elizabeth South - Thomas More College - Crestview Hills
Southbank Shuttle- serving the river cities of Newport and Covington KY and downtown Cincinnati -
Southbank Shuttle Map
Southbank Shuttle Schedule