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

All Routes  Closed Thanksgiving Day Nov. 27th

Service ends with 8pm-9pm trip on Friday & Saturday, Nov.27-29th.  When UNC Asheville is in session, N1 operates on Thursday – Saturday with a last outbound at midnight.

 Dec. 1st
 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

N3 starting Monday, November 17, 2014, inbound will not serve Patton @ Clingman and outbuond will not serve the following bus stops:

1. Patton @ Otis

2. Patton @ S. French Broad

3. Patton @ Clingman

March 1, 2015 


 Holiday Closures 

 Thanksgiving Day  Thursday, November 27, 2014  Service suspended all day.
 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 4th, 2015, ART will launch  Sunday & Holiday service from about 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


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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