Service Alerts

 

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 iride@ashevillenc.gov.

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

 Route    

 Service Alert

 Expires
 
 S3  Due to unusual traffic patterns at the Agricultural Center S3 will not serve the park-and-ride location located on Airport Road and will turn around at the airport to return to Asheville.  April 9 to 10, 2016 
S4

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
E1, E2 & 170  

Will detour on Saturday, March 5th from 7am – noon due to an event in at Pack Square.  The following bus stops will be impacted:

1.       Patton Ave. @ Biltmore/Pack Square/Broadway – will not be served. 

a.       Passengers can cross the street and catch the bus on the corner of Broadway /Pack Square @ College St.

2.       College St. @ Court Plaza east bound – will not be served.

a.        Passengers should walk to College St. @ Charlotte St.

3.       College St. @ Court Plaza - will not be served. 

a.       Passengers should walk to College St. @ Woodfin St.

Saturday, March 5th at noon
W1 & W2   Effective 12/30/15: Closing Stop #814 @ Hanover & State Streets. Passenger can cross Hanover Street and board at Shelter as buses enter Pisgah View Apartments (PVA).  For further information, please call 828-337-6976 Until further notice 
N3 

The City of Asheville’s ART (Asheville Redefines Transit) service will re-instate the following detours starting March 24th through September due to construction along Haywood St.

N3 will access Haywood Street through Prichard Park, serving the Library and the US Cellular Center to access Montford St.  It will return from Hillcrest by using North French Broad Ave. to Patton Ave. 

The following stops will be served by N3 during this detour:

Outbound

  • Haywood Street at College St.
  • Haywood St. at Library/US Cellular Center
  • Haywood St. at O’henry Ave
  • Montford Ave at Haywood

Inbound

  • North French Broad Ave at Haywood St.

N3 will not serve the following stops during this time:

Outbound

  • Patton Ave. at Otis St.
  • Patton Ave. at South French Broad Ave.
  • Patton Ave. at Clingman Ave.
  • Haywood St. at Montford Ave.

Inbound

  • Patton Ave. at Otis St.
  • Patton Ave. at South French Broad
  • Patton Ave. at Clingman Ave.
  • Montford Ave. at Haywood St.
September 30, 2015.  Extended to March 15, 2016
 W3 & W4

The City of Asheville’s ART (Asheville Redefines Transit) service will re-instate the following detours starting March 24th through September due to construction along Haywood St.

W3 and W4 will not use Haywood St. outbound and thus will be unable to serve the Haywood St. at Montford bus-stop during this time. 

September 30, 2015 







Extended to March. 15, 2016








Permanent Service Alerts

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Service Alert 

 

  

 


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  • S2 - No operating at this time due to road conditions
  • S2 - No operating at this time due to road conditions








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