Due to icy road conditions all ART Transit routes are suspended for tonight, January 19 beginning at 8:45 p.m. ART Transit routes will operate on a delayed start on January 20 and will resume normal operations at 11 a.m. Community members are encouraged to follow the City of Asheville social media and website for ongoing [...]
Keep up to date with any potential weather impacts on City of Asheville's programs and services. Watch this post for updates!
Asheville City government offices will be closed Monday, January 15, 2024 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Here is a look at City services affected by this holiday. Trash and recycling Though City offices will be closed, Sanitation collection services will run on schedule. Residential trash and recycling will be collected as normal, Monday-Thursday, [...]
City offices to close Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. This article contains information about holiday service schdeules.
The 2023 Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles, returns to downtown on Saturday, November 18, beginning at 11 a.m. Like any celebration, there will be impacts to traffic and parking. Get to know the parade route, and access streets to City owned parking garages so you can make the most of the day. But most importantly, come enjoy the day with your Asheville community and friends!
The Code Purple program kicks off this year on October 15, 2023 and runs through April 30, 2024.
Please be advised that all city of Asheville offices will be closed on Monday, June 19 in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, June 20. See the City’s active services and schedules below. ART bus service Asheville Rides Transit (ART) holiday schedule will run on a Sunday schedule. If [...]
City of Asheville offices close Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day; know your services schedule
The City of Asheville offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day, May 29, a federally designated holiday that honors military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The City of Asheville, Buncombe County, and the Veterans Council will host a Memorial [...]
Asheville City government offices will be closed Friday, April 7 . Here is a look at City services affected by this holiday. ART bus service ART bus service routes and facilities will operate on a holiday schedule, which is the same as the Sunday schedule. Good Friday is one of six days ART runs on a reduced [...]
Cold temperatures and possible snow are headed this way over the weekend. The US National Weather Service currently forecasts snow developing across the southern Appalachians late Saturday into Sunday. Significant snow accumulations are possible, especially across the northern mountains and higher elevations above 3500 feet. Uncertainty remains regarding exact snowfall totals. As the National Weather Service [...]
City of Asheville reminds community of resources to help houseless persons in severe weather conditions
Extreme cold temperatures are expected this weekend with wind chills below zero. Code Purple is now in effect and is expected to continue throughout the holiday weekend. The City of Asheville supports the Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee and Asheville-Buncombe Homeless Coalition’s
City of Asheville offices will be closed Dec. 23, 26 and 27 in observance of the winter holiday break. City offices will also be closed Jan. 2. The following City services will be affected by the holiday closures. ART bus service Asheville Rides Transit (ART) holiday schedule will be as follows: Service will be closed after 6:30 p.m. December [...]
Asheville City government offices will be closed Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Here is a roundup of City service holiday schedules. ART bus service ART bus service will be suspended November 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Thanksgiving is one of two holidays during which the City [...]
In observance of Veterans Day, the City of Asheville offices will be closed Friday, November 11, 2022. The City of Asheville and partner agencies will honor our local Veterans during a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11. The in-person ceremony will take place Friday, November 11, 2022, 11 a.m. at Charles George VA Medical Center, 1100 Tunnel Road, Asheville.
UPDATE: Code Purple in effect through October 20 Code Purple is an activation of emergency services including shelters and county paramedic services when temperature drops to around 32 degrees F. Transportation ART offers free transportation for those in need from 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on days when Code Purple has been activated. Shelters For men: Veterans Restoration [...]
As our thoughts are with the residents and communities of Florida dealing with the brunt of Hurricane Ian, the City of Asheville turns its attention to preparing our community for potential local weather impacts here. The main threat from Hurricane Ian will be heavy rainfall and gusty winds Friday through Saturday. Two-to-three inches are expected to [...]
The Public Works Stormwater Division will replace a storm drain pipe on College Street that will require the closure of the College Street roundabout beginning on the evening of Sunday, September 11. The work will take place primarily between 7:00 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. for minimal traffic disturbances and will last approximately 4 nights. There [...]