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 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


 Service Alert

  All Routes 

All ART routes are operating on regular schedule.

Updated on Feb. 26th 1:30 pm

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 6, 2015

Outbound N3 will use Haywood St.  and serve the following bus stops on Haywood St:  @ College St., @ Library and @ O'Henry.  Inbound N3 will use N. French Broad to Patton Ave.   N3 will not serve the following bus stops on Patton Ave: @ Otis, @ S. French Broad and @ Clingman.

March 6, 2015 

Permanent Service Alerts


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.


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.  


ART Station  (Asheville Transit Station)

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., Sundays & Holidays 8:30am - 6:00pm
(828) 253-5691 / E-mail:

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

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