ART Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday service and detours

Asheville Redefines Transit bus service routes and facilities will operate on a partial holiday schedule on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 18.

Also, during Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration/march, ART Routes E1 and E2 routes will detour from approximately 12:30-1 p.m., or until the march clears. These routes will use Biltmore Avenue, South Charlotte Street and MLK Jr. Drive during the event. During this time the following transit-stops will not be served:

  • East bound:
    • College Street at Court Plaza
    • College Street at Charlotte Street
  • West bound:
    • College Street at Town Mountain/MLK Drive
    • College Street at Woodfin Street
    • College Street at Court Plaza


The MLK Day holiday is one of six holidays throughout the calendar year that ART offers a reduced holiday service. Here is the schedule:


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