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Paving on Fairview Road to begin June 17

Starting the week of June 17, Tarheel Paving and Asphalt will begin paving operations on Fairview Road. The project, aimed at enhancing the road’s infrastructure, will kick off with milling, followed by utility adjustments. To minimize disruptions, Tarheel Paving and Asphalt plans to work diligently, with operations slated from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through [...]

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The Travel Training Committee seeks input from the community over the age of 50 on public transit

The Travel Training Committee seeks to understand preferences, challenges, and suggestions from those over 50 to identify key areas for improvement which will guide future recommendations and projects.  Your input is invaluable in shaping the future of public transportation and ensuring that it meets the needs of our community effectively. Click Here to [...]

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Construction for Patton Ave Sidewalk Accessibility Improvements will begin on March 12th

After several months of diligent preparation and engagement with directly impacted businesses and residents, construction for the first phase of work for the Patton Ave Sidewalk Accessibility Improvements project will begin on Tuesday, March 12th. The work will entail the removal and replacement of existing sidewalks and trees to create an ADA-accessible [...]

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Parking Garage improvements are coming!

Good news for Downtown Asheville…four parking garages in the Downtown Central Business District will be receiving improvements: Harrah’s Cherokee Center, Wall Street, Rankin Avenue, and Biltmore Avenue garages. The improvements were identified in the comprehensive parking facility assessment that was completed in August 2023.  The assessment  identified select improvements and categorized by priority: Immediate Repairs – the [...]

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The City of Asheville seeks community input on the Reed Creek Greenway Feasibility Study

The City of Asheville seeks community input on potential routes for the Reed Creek Greenway Feasibility Study. The study evaluates routes along roadways and off-road corridors and to determine the preferred route. The study will also develop cost estimates and an implementation plan to construct the greenway.  Your feedback is incredibly valuable and will provide [...]

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City of Asheville seeks volunteers for the Annual Pedestrian/Bike Count

The City’s Transportation Department is gearing up for its Annual Pedestrian/Bike Count to take place again this year. Each year, the counts are held the week after Labor Day. Counts are taken on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday. This year, the dates are Sept 12th – 14th & 16th. The hours are on weekday mornings [...]

2023 NC Year of the Trail August Events

The City of Asheville’s River Arts District will be the backdrop of two greenway events in August.  The City of Asheville is proud to work with community partners, RiverLink, Land of Sky Regional Council and Connect Buncombe as they celebrate greenways for our community.  To celebrate our partners’ events, we will declare them to be [...]

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City of Asheville street resurfacing project for FY2023 kicks off this month

The City of Asheville is pleased to announce the initiation of the FY23 Asphalt Resurfacing contract, which is set to begin June 15, 2023. This project aims to improve the quality and durability of several roads within our community, enhancing the safety and convenience for motorists and pedestrians alike. The roads included in this resurfacing project [...]

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Who’s up this week on What’s up AVL! – Transportation staff members Lucy Crown and Anna Sexton

The City of Asheville’s bi-monthly radio show allows the community to take a deep dive with City of Asheville staff and departments. Learn about different departments and what projects are taking place in your community. This week, the City of Asheville host Sam Parada sat down with City of Asheville Transportation Planning Manager Lucy Crown and Urban [...]