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 More
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…Read More
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.Read More
Just recently, we learned which transit route improvements Asheville city staff is recommending that City Council fund in the upcoming city budget.
While we’re excited that they’re recommending more frequent and extensive service throughout the city – bundled together as the “green” and “purple” route improvements – they have not recommended funding for a bundle of “yellow” route improvements that would serve the historically disenfranchised communities of Bartlett Arms, Livingston and South French Broad.Read More
Asheville’s new Transit Master Plan will expand and modernize Asheville’s transit system over the next ten years. Thank you Asheville City Council for approving it!Read More
Two more years, five more years – we don’t have that kind of time. Tell City Council to stay committed to their transit vision by expanding public transit service in next year’s budget.Read More
Back in April, the Asheville Regional Transit Coalition sent a letter to the Asheville City Council asking them to improve the Asheville bus service by increasing transit funding by $5 million over the next five years. We are thrilled to…Read More