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

 E2  Due to construction, E2 will not service New Hawcreek Rd from Cisco to Beverly Rd. beginning Monday September 19, 2016 from 8am - 5pm and last until Thursday September 22, 2016 at 5pm. E2 will use Crockett St. during these times. September 22, 2016 
 N3, E1, E2, AND E1  Open Streets Asheville is a few hours of car-free downtown event and will have downtown Asheville closed to all vehicle traffic on Sunday September 18, 2016. These buses will detour around the event. Sunday September 18, 2016 
 170  Route 170 new schedule will begin on August 1st. Service to Warren Wilson will be discontinued beginning August 1st.   N/A
 S1, S2, and S5  The bus stop at Biltmore Ave and Granby is closed due to construction. Please us Doctors Dr. bus stop. September 9, 2016 
S3 The Mountain State Fair will be at Asheville Ag Center beginning Friday September 9, 2016 at 10am until Sunday September 18, 2016 until 6pm. S3 ill not service the Park-n-ride during this time. All Apple Country transfers will be at the corner of Terminal Dr. and Airport Rd. September 18, 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

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:


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


  • North French Broad Ave at Haywood St.

N3 will not serve the following stops during this time:


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


  • 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

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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