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
E2, E1, 170 Pack square will be closed for Folkmoot Promenade and LEAF Festival Friday July 29, 2016 beginning at 2pm until Monday August 1, 2016. The following bus stops will be missed:
Patton Ave @ Biltmore Ave - Please use bus stop on Broadway.
Courthouse plaza (both directions) -  Please use bus stop at 1 Oak Plaza and College @ Charlotte St.

These routes will detour as follows:

Outbound
Left on Broadway, Right on Woodfin St. to College St.

Inbound
Right on Oak St, to Woodfin Ave, Left on Broadway to Right on College St.
August 1, 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
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 July 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 July 15, 2016


Permanent Service Alerts

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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: iride@ashevillenc.gov

  • 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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