Service Alerts



The City encourages everyone to take advantage of the Transit System, but recommends checking the ALERTS page before leaving to make sure there is not a service outage or route change that may affect your travel plans.

Temporary Service Alerts

You can also find the latest weather related closings & delays by checking  FaceBook Twitter or WLOS; or calling (828) 253-5691 – press # 3.

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 Service Alert


N1 seasonal service change: N1’s last evening trip will be leaving the ART Station at 8:00 pm, starting on Dec.18th,  2014 through January 14th 2015, with UNC Asheville going on winter break. Starting January 15th, 2015 the night N1 service on Thursday, Friday and Saturday will operate again until UNC Asheville’s spring break.

 January 14, 2015

W3 & W4 

Outbound only will detour off Haywood St. until construction is complete. The routes will operate as posted on the schedules, except the following stops are closed during construction:

  • Haywood St @ Montford Ave           
March 1, 2015

Starting Monday, November 17, 2014, inbound will not serve Patton @ Clingman and outbound will not serve the following bus stops:

1. Patton @ Otis

2. Patton @ S. French Broad

3. Patton @ Clingman

March 1, 2015 


 Holiday Closures 

 Christmas Eve  Wednesday, December 24, 2014  Service suspended after 6:30 pm.
 Christmas Day  Thursday, December 25, 2014  Service suspended all day.


Holiday Service

ART provides limited transit services for the following holidays on routes; C, N1, N3, S3, S4, E1, E2, W1, W3.  See specific route schedules for holiday hours.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day 


Permanent Service Alerts

All routes       

 The City of Asheville’s ART (Asheville Redefines Transit) service has made the following route adjustments.  New schedules can be viewed and downloaded at or picked up at the ART Station on Coxe Ave.


Service Alert 

N1, N3, S3, S4, E1, E2, W1, W3, W5

Starting on January 4, 2015, ART will launch Sunday & Holiday service from about 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 W5 & S5

ART will launch two new routes: Route W5 (Patton-North Louisiana-Emma) starting January 4, 2015 and  Route S5 (Biltmore Avenue-Biltmore Village-Fairview Rd-Swannanoa River-Wood Ave) starting January 5, 2015. Please see poster or new schedules.


Starting on January 4, 2015, Route C will be discontinued.

 N, N1, N2, S1, S2, S3, S4, E1, E2, 170

Starting on January 4, 2015, the following routes will have minor schedule changes. Please see poster or revised schedules.  


ART Station (Asheville Transit Center)
49 Coxe Avenue, Asheville NC 28801
M - F 6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., Sat 7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., Holidays 9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
(828) 253 5691 / E-mail:
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