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, [...]
Downtown Cleanliness and Safety Update: Cleaning contract, Restroom project & Parking security enhancements
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The Asheville City Manager’s office is pleased to announce that Jessica Morriss, current Assistant Director of Transportation, has been named the Interim Transportation Director, and Christopher Cairns, current City Traffic Engineer, will also hold the role of Interim City Engineer. Both Morriss and Cairns will begin interim assignments on January 1, 2024. Jessica has nearly twenty [...]
The City of Asheville would like to announce the formation of the City of Asheville’s Active Transportation Committee! Composed of dedicated individuals passionate about enhancing the city’s infrastructure for pedestrians, bicyclists, and all forms of wheeled human transportation, the committee is set to make a significant impact on the accessibility, safety, and interconnectedness of our [...]
Got a pothole problem or question? Check out the City of Asheville "report a pothole in a city street" page.
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.
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 [...]
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!
Asheville Transportation Department Director Ken Putnam has announced plans to retire from local government, effective January 1, 2024. Ken has been Director of the Transportation Department for the City since 2009 and has served in previous roles of City Traffic Engineer and Assistant Director of the Engineering and Transportation Department. He also serves as the [...]
The Wall St Parking Garage is currently undergoing repairs and improvements to the facility. If you're looking for parking, check out our real time parking service website.
Here at the City of Asheville, we get a lot of questions from the community. My theory is, if one person has asked the question – more than one person is probably interested in the answer. So in the spirit of information sharing, here’s the answer to one of the community questions that has recently come [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
City of Asheville offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in celebration of Independence Day. Some City services will be impacted. Parks and Recreation Parks and greenways are open on a regular schedule, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Splasheville, the free splash fountain in Pack Square Park, is open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.