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Transit Service Alerts

Transit Service Alerts

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7/26/2021, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM None None

A COVID vaccine event will take place at the ART Transit Station downtown at 49 Coxe Ave. on Monday, July 26th from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Get your first shot and receive a free bus pass for the rest of 2021! Must be at least 12 years old to be eligible for the vaccine. No appointment is required.

7/23/2021 – 7/25/2021 WE1, WE2, 170, S2 403, 939

The Love, Shine, Play Festival event will be set up at North and South Pack Square on Friday, July 23, 2021 – Sunday, July 25, 2021. ART will be operating on a regular schedule. Due to the event, some routes and stops will be impacted and detours will be in place from 7:00 AM Friday, July 23 until 9:00 PM Sunday, July 25, 2021.

The following stops will be missed: #403 (College St at Court Plaza), #939 (Patton Ave at Biltmore Ave)

5/19/2021, effective immediately All All

Effective Thursday, May 20, 2021, the ART will restore full seating capacity on all ART buses. The City is increasing seating capacity on ART buses per Governor Cooper’s Executive Order 215, which relaxes social distancing requirements, capacity limits and mask mandates. Face coverings will still be required on all ART buses and inside the waiting area at the Transit Center. Please plan for a possible delay as buses may reach max capacity and may be full upon arrival.

Please be aware that Young’s bus service ended on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

Effective Tuesday, June 1, 2021, the Asheville Rides Transit (ART) will reinstate transit fares on all ART buses. In preparation for going back to fares June 1st, transit passes are now available and being sold at the ART Transit Center.

11/9/2020, effective immediately N1, Late Night Service All Stops on N1, Late Night Service

Effective the week of November 9, 2020, late night service on Route N1 provided on Fridays and Saturdays will be discontinued due to low ridership.  This notice will impact service provided beginning on Friday, November 13th and Saturday, November 14th.  

Trip times affected are from 9:00 pm through 12:53 am and will continue until the beginning of the next UNCA academic year in FY2020-2021.