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  For real time information on your next bus, access NextBus here, or dial 828-253-5691 and press #5. See full instructions sheet for further details. You can use your touch tone telephone, mobile device (standard cellphone or smart phone) or web enabled computer to see exactly where the bus is and when it will arrive at your stop. 

     Click here for Maps & Schedules

Click on the Asheville App, via smart phone or computer to notify the city about issues like transit concerns, potholes, or illegal dumping, and then track the results.

About Transit

  • From about 5:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday / Holidays 8:30am - 6:30pm, ART (Asheville Redefines Transit) provides bus service throughout the City of Asheville and to the Town of Black Mountain (See individual route schedule for exact times)
  • The routes that serve UNC Asheville and Warren Wilson College operating latter service Thursday through Saturday. 
  • The City encourages everyone to try using the transit service. 
  • Stay up to date on any service changes by checking the Service Alerts page for service outages or route change that may affect your travel plans. To get notices via text or email about changes use ART’s NextBus service
  • Routes originate from the ART Station, located at 49 Coxe Avenue in downtown Asheville (next to the U.S. Post Office). The ART Station is conveniently located and provides restrooms, indoor and outdoor seating and an on-duty information assistant until 9:30pm. The assistant can provide you with the latest maps and schedules; help you with monthly or annual pass purchases; and answer questions that you may have about riding the bus in Asheville.


Ride The ART FAQ Sheet 1         Ride The ART FAQ Sheet 2 
Transit Master Plan    2013 ART Survey Results 



Paratransit Service

ART provides next-day complementary paratransit service to people with disabilities*.  Service (area map) is provided during equivalent hours as ART routes. Eligible recipients can use paratransit to go shopping, go to school, attend medical appointments, go to work, go to any other activity, or run errands. Email Mountain Mobility or call (828) 250-6750; for eligibility call Monday – Friday 8am-5pm and use "Option 5," or to schedule a trip use "Option 4." Dial 711 for TDD. Cost $2 a trip.
*Required by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

M - F 6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., Sat 7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., Sundays & Holidays  8:30am - 6:00pm

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