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5/13/24 to 5/17/24 N5

957

Due to the closure of Grove Park Inn’s private drive a detour is scheduled for Route N5. Bus Stop 957 (Grove Park Inn at Sammons Building) will be missed. Estimated time of closure is from 6:00 AM, 5/13/24 to 12:00 PM, 5/17/24.

In lieu of Bus Stop 957, passengers may board/exit buses at Bus Stop 956 located on Macon Avenue near the Longchamps Condominiums.

Until Further Notice N1 & N2

213, 214, 215, 216 & 987

Due to street closures on University Heights and Edgewood Road detours continue for Routes N1 & N2. Stops 213, 214, 215, 216 & 987 are closed until further notice.  

Stop 213 – UNC Asheville at Edgewood Road
Stop 214 – UNC Asheville at Sherrill Center
Stop 215 – UNC Asheville at Governors Hall
Stop 216 – UNC Asheville at Zeis Hall
Stop 987 – UNC Asheville at Brown Hall

Please note, due to time constraints we are unable to access the campus along another route.  The N1 & N2 routes both interline with another route and a delay would cause a domino effect along these routes.  The University is currently utilizing shuttles to transport individuals around campus.  The closest bus stops to the campus, 212 & 217, located at the intersection of W.T. Weaver Boulevard and Barnard Avenue remain in service. 

5/6/24 to 5/17/24 N4

All for Delays / 981 Closed

Due to a lane closure on Montford Ave expect delays for Route N4. Stop 981 located at the corner of Montford Ave and Panola St will be closed. Estimated time of closure is Weekdays, 5/6/24 to 5/17/24, from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

In lieu of Stop 981 passengers may board outbound buses at Stop 982 located near the corner of Montford Ave and Bulldog Dr.

Until Further Notice W5, WE1 & WE2

All

Due to the ongoing City of Asheville’s Stormwater Improvement Project, expect delays for Routes W5, WE1 & WE2 weekdays from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM until further notice.

This is a multi-phase project that will span several months. Please visit the Project’s webpage for additional details and/or sign-up to receive project updates.  

All

All

All

Please remember that TRAINING buses are not permitted to collect passengers and the regular scheduled buses are still operating at scheduled times.
Until Further Notice N/A

N/A

Due to staff shortages, customer service hours of operation at the Transit Station at 49 Coxe Ave. may differ from regular hours. Until further notice, expect the following changes:

  • On Tuesdays after 5:00 PM, customer service may be unavailable. 
  • On Saturdays after 5:00 PM, customer service may be unavailable.
  • On Sundays & Holidays, customer service may be unavailable. 

To avoid coming to the transit station for customer service-related activities when staff is unavailable, please plan your trip outside the hours listed above and within the regularly scheduled hours of operation. Customer service being unavailable means that riders are unable to purchase tickets, submit and process discounted pass applications, reach the help number at 828.253.5691, and receive information on routes and schedules, among other services.

We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to return to regular hours as soon as possible. Information about routes and schedules is also available by emailing iride@ashevillenc.gov, or checking out the maps and schedules webpage.