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All departments within the City of Asheville are operating. In the Transit Division, some staff are working remotely, while ART Operations are working at the ART Center and Maintenance facility.

This is an evolving situation. Our partners in Buncombe County are a great resource for the latest information on our community’s COVID-19 response.  To receive emergency texts directly from Buncombe County for breaking health and safety news text BCALERT on your smartphone to 888-777. Sign up for AVL Alerts online for information from the City of Asheville.

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Give your feedback on the regional transit in Western North Carolina!

 

The FBRMPO works throughout Buncombe County, Haywood County, Henderson County, Madison County, and a small part of Transylvania County to meet the transportation needs of residents by coordinating with the public, NCDOT, Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), public transit agencies, and local governments to bring the regional vision and goals for transportation to fruition.

Public transportation via bus/van services provides millions of trips per year for residents to access jobs, healthcare, and shopping as well as other services and destinations throughout Western North Carolina. These services are especially critical for residents with limited or no access to personal vehicles. Public transportation services are presently provided by different agencies within county lines but have limited options for cross-county trips. To help study the potential for providing cross-county public transportation in Western North Carolina, the FBRMPO is working on a Regional Transit Feasibility Study with Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, and Madison counties.

In a growing region, access to employment and services across county boundaries will be critical for individuals, businesses, and the region as a whole. This study aims to develop recommendations for cross-county public transportation in the FBRMPO planning area by identifying potential routes and opportunities for coordination, developing funding strategies, and creating an implementation plan. At this point in the study, our consultant team wants to hear from the public about issues they see with public transportation and visions for future improvements.

There will be a public survey that will be open from December 7th through December 18th.

A virtual public meeting is to be held on Tuesday, December 15th at 5:30 PM on Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/94636641241)

 

Participants can RSVP to the public meeting on the Facebook event page, her: https://fb.me/e/351YFbuXY

For more information on the study, please check the study’s page, here:  http://frenchbroadrivermpo.org/regional-transit-feasibility-study

 

If you have any questions, please contact Emily Scott-Cruz with the FBRMPO (emily@landofsky.org).

 

Virtual Public Meeting

Help us plan the future of regional transit connectivity in the French Broad River MPO planning area.

WHERE: More information is on the web page at http://frenchbroadrivermpo.org/regional-transit-feasibility-study/

WHEN:

Tuesday 12/15/20
Time – 5:30-7:30 pm
https://zoom.us/j/94636641241
Meeting ID:  946 366 412 41

 


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