The Owensboro Transit System provides safe, reliable and affordable urban fixed route transportation and ADA para-transit services to improve the quality of life and stimulate economic development for the citizens of this community.

The daily commute can take from 5 to 20 minutes to and from most areas in the immediate city and county.


Daviess County hosts one of the largest river ports in the state. Owensboro Riverport Authority provides opportunity to deliver goods and materials to 50% of the nation’s population within one day’s travel time. The Owensboro Riverport plays an important role in the promotion of commerce in the region. The location on the Ohio River at mile marker 759, with access to river, rail, and major highway systems, makes the port the premier site for all your storage, transportation, and distribution needs. The port specializes in metals, warehousing, bulk transport, cargo and special projects and agribusiness. The London Metal Exchange licensed Owensboro Riverport as a warehouse for delivery of NA380.1 aluminum alloy against its North American Special Aluminum Allow Contract (NASAAC).


The Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport covers an area of 826 acres. It has two runways: 18/36 is 8,000 by 150 feet (2,438 x 46m) with a concrete surface and 6/24 is 5,000 by 100 feet (1,524 x 30m) with an asphalt / concrete surface. The ODC Airport is a busy airport in terms of takeoffs and landings with over 34,000 aircraft operations annually. These operations involve military aircraft training, general aviation activities and commercial flights provided by Allegiant Airlines and Cape Air Airlines.

The Owensboro-Daviess County Airport is a full-service towered facility with over 34,000 aircraft operations annually.

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