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 C. 

  • 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
N, N1, N2, E1, E2, 170, N3 

Due to construction, Patton Ave between Church Street and S. Lexington Ave. from April 23 and April 24, 2015 from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm will be closed. The following ART stops will be closed during this time frame:

  • Asheland Ave at Patton Ave. (serves N, N1, N2, E1, E2, 170, N3)
  • Patton Ave @ Haywood St., Pritchard Park (serves N1, N2, E1, E2, 170), and
  • Patton Ave @ Biltmore Ave (serves E1, E2, 170)
April 24, 2015 7:00 pm 
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 
 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 


Permanent Service Alerts

          Route                 

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. See individual route schedules for specific hours.

 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.

 C

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.  

 


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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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