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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.

 

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Bicycle services

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Related Projects

College Patton Bike Lane Project

The City has been working with Asheville on Bikes and Connect Buncombe to develop a plan to install buffered bike lanes on College Street and Patton Avenue in the core of Downtown. These new bike facilities will connect to other existing bike lanes and future bike lanes that are planned.  The City would like to gather feedback on the proposed design and plans from the public, Downtown businesses, and property owners prior to planned installation in Summer 2022.

Corridor Studies

Biltmore Avenue, McDowell Street, Asheland Avenue, and Southside Avenue form the primary north-south transportation routes between downtown Asheville (the Central Business District and the South Slope) and Biltmore Village.  The study is looking at possible changes to these streets to better serve all modes of transportation, including motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians, and transit riders.

Transportation News

City of Asheville Sanitation collection resumes tomorrow, City offices and Community Centers to open at 10 a.m.

As road conditions begin to improve City of Asheville Public Works staff continue to plow and salt roads through the night on Tuesday. Snow efforts continue on secondary roads (priority 2 streets) and sidewalks.   Here are some updates to City services that were impacted by the weather event: City Sanitation collections begin for the week on Wednesday, [...]

Asheville City Council approves purchase of new ART buses with combination of federal, local funding

  Three new buses will be added to the Asheville Rides Transit (ART) fleet, under action taken by Asheville City Council. At their December 14 meeting, Council approved a resolution to purchase three 30-foot Gillig diesel buses to replace buses in the fleet as they near their useful service life. During the last five years, the City [...]

City of Asheville to resume charging at its parking garages with installation of new equipment

  The City of Asheville’s Parking Services Division is excited to announce the launch of new parking equipment in each of our four parking garages. Parking in the garages has been free while old equipment has been removed, and replaced with new.   The tentative launch dates for the new equipment are as follows for each parking garage: November [...]