Service Alerts




  • 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 service outages or route changes use ART’s NextBus advance Alert Features.  
  • You can also find the latest changes, closings & delays by checking  FaceBook Twitter or WLOS; or calling (828) 253-5691 – press # 3. 
  • To get on ART’s email list, please send your request to

Holiday Closures  (Service suspended all day)

  • Thanksgiving Day  
  • Christmas Day

Holiday Service

ART provides limited services for the following holidays on routes; N1, N3, S3, S4, E1, E2, W1, W3 and W5. 

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day 
  • Christmas Eve - All routes operate normal service until 6:30 pm when service is completely suspended.

Temporary Service Alerts



 Service Alert

 W5  On Saturday October 22, 2016, Railroad construction on Louisiana Ave will have the section closed from Emma Rd to Hazel Mill until construction is complete.
Please catch the W5 at the corner store on Emma  or on Louisiana Ave on the inbound side.
October  22, 2016
S3   WNC Agricultrual Center closed for an event until 3:30p.m. Friday October 21, 2016. Please use the bus stop on Terminal Dr. October 21, 2016 
N1 & N2  There will be a Homecoming Parade on the UNCA campus Saturday October 22, 2016 beginning at 3pm until 5pm. Please use the bus stop at Barnard Ave. for UNCA campus stops. October 22, 2016
 170  Route 170 new schedule will begin on August 1st. Service to Warren Wilson will be discontinued beginning August 1st.   N/A
E1  The VA Hospital is hosting a Veterans Day event in front of the VA hospital. Please catch the E1 by the guard house leaving the hospital. November 11, 2016 

Victoria Rd. will have only one lane open due to a water construction project. Expect daily delays from  7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

March 28 to August 25, 2016

Permanent Service Alerts


Service Alert 




ART Station  (Asheville Transit Station)

49 Coxe Avenue, Asheville NC 28801 

Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., Saturday, 7 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., Sundays & Holidays 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

(828) 253-5691 / E-mail:

  • S2 - No operating at this time due to road conditions
  • S2 - No operating at this time due to road condition
Operating normal.
Operating normal.
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