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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