About Us

We’re a coalition of individuals and organizations who are striving to make public transit an accessible, high-quality and realistic option in Asheville.

Why We Must Invest Now

There’s never been a better time to invest in our community. Better public transit will make Asheville a more affordable and equitable place to live.

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Latest News

Call on Buncombe County Commissioners and Asheville City Council: Build Back Better With Public Transit!

As our community recovers from Covid-19, building a more resilient and accessible public transit system in Buncombe County is more important than ever. Take action below to call on the Buncombe County Commissioners and Asheville City Council to increase funding…

Read the Asheville Regional Transit Coalition’s Letter to the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners

Asheville Regional Transit Coalition Requests for Buncombe County Transit Funding April 12, 2021 Dear Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, The Asheville Regional Transit Coalition (ARTC) consists of local transit riders and experts, elected officials, and advocates for workers, families living…

ARTC Statement on COVID-19 Response and Use of CARES Act Funding

We request that the City develop an action plan by no later than May 1 to support transit-dependent residents who have lost service due to routes being cut or who are left behind at stops due to passenger restrictions.