What we do

The City of Asheville’s Transportation Department is dedicated to providing for the safety, health, mobility, and quality of life for Asheville citizens and guests through the administration of engineering, infrastructure and transportation-related projects.

The Transportation Department has four divisions, with the following roles:

  1. Traffic Engineering – Advises on traffic engineering components for projects in the City right-of-way. Handles services including posted speed limits, traffic calming, various regulatory and warning traffic signs, traffic signals and warning flashers.
  2. Transportation Planning – Oversees the planning of bicycle and pedestrian travel modes, including sidewalks, bicycle facilities, micromobility, and greenways.
  3. Transit – Oversees management of the Asheville Rides Transit (ART) system maintenance and operations. Provide transit planning services including updates to bus routes and bus stops.
  4. Parking Services – Manages public parking including city-owned parking garages, on-street metered parking, and parking enforcement.

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Livingston Street Traffic Calming

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traffic signal with Haywood road sign with historic building in the background

Traffic Signal Replacement Project

Happening Now Staff is working with engineers on the design of this project.  Next Milestone: Design completion Estimated Completion Date: 2025   Background This project has been identified as a top priority due to safety concerns associated with the aging infrastructure aiming to improve safety and accessibility for all residents and visitors.  These intersections included in the project are: Haywood Street & Page [...]

Exterior photo of the Wall Street Garage

Parking Garage Improvements

Happening Now Immediate Priority Repairs phase complete The structural repairs that started in the fall of 2023 at the Wall Street, Rankin Avenue and Harrah’s Cherokee Center parking garages are now complete.  The next phase of prioritized repairs is scheduled for the later half of 2024. These High-Priority Repair projects will focus on the cleaning, sealing and [...]

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Infrastructure Progress Report: Sidewalks

In the new Progress Report series, the City of Asheville will provide project updates on a different infrastructure topic each quarter. This quarter’s progress report is all about sidewalks! Sidewalks are one way to promote pedestrian safety, encourage walking and create more connected, accessible spaces for everyone. Read on to find out about sidewalk projects across [...]