The Way to Move in Greensboro is GTA! Greensboro Transit Authority serves our residents and visitors with efficient public transportation services. GTA is operated by the City of Greensboro Public Transportation Division under the direction of the GTA Board
July 4 Schedule Announced
On Thursday, July 4, GTA will operate on a Saturday schedule with hourly service from 6 am to 10 pm.
GTA Service Changes Take Effect July 1
The GTA Board has approved several changes in service effective July 1. Route 1 W. Wendover Avenue has been extended to serve Koger Boulevard. Route 2 Four Seasons has eliminated the bus stops at Denise Road. Also, the time-points of most routes have been modified. Look for updated schedules to be posted by June 20.
College Students - Get Your Summer Flash Pass!
The Summer Flash Pass is a discounted 31-day pass for use on all GTA routes. Use the pass to access entertainment, employment, shopping and much more. Purchase a pass at any Greensboro library or at the J. Douglas Galyon Depot; you must show a valid college identification card. Passes must be purchased by July 31 and used by August 31. Questions? Call GTA Customer Service at 336-335-6499.
*Note: Students of HEAT partner schools can continue to use student identification/HEAT fare cards for GTA access all summer.
GTA Wins Three Marketing Awards at Annual Conference
GTA's 2012 marketing efforts received three award recognitions from the North Carolina City-County Communicators. The awards luncheon, held at the NC3C Annual Conference in Greensboro's Koury Convention Center, honored GTA with first place awards for Print Publications and Best Use of a Promotional Item. GTA also received a second place recognition for Special Events. The awards were accepted by Kevin Elwood, GTA marketing. Other top award winners at the event included the City of Durham, Town of Chapel Hill, and Town of Matthews.
Google Transit Comes to GTA!
GTA has become the newest public transit system to partner with Google Transit. A subset of Google Maps, this dynamic transit site, widget and app provides trip planning services using route data provided by GTA. It is available on your mobile device, tablet or desktop. Visit the GTA Google Transit page to learn more!
City Public Transportation Program of Projects Available for Review
The City annually applies for federal and state transportation funding to support its public transportation program and the Greensboro Transit Authority. To stay informed about proposed operating, planning and capital projects, and estimated costs, review the 2013 Program of Projects. City Council must adopt a resolution authorizing the filing and/or execution of subsequent grant agreements for the proposed projects.
GTA - the Perfect Partner for Business
Greensboro Transit Authority wants to partner with you to serve your employees' transportation needs! How? Learn about our Corporate Connections program and the benefits available for your employees and your bottom line.
The Safe Place for Youth - GTA
GTA is now Greensboro's newest Safe Place location. Signage at the Depot, GTA Administrative Offices, and on more than 100 buses will indicate an area of safety for children in time of need. If a child or young adult needs help, trained GTA representatives are ready to lend a hand. The local Safe Place Program is administered by Youth Focus Inc.
New Facility Construction is Completed
The new 64,000 square foot GTA Operations/Maintenance Facility and Administrative Offices has been completed and is now serving the Greensboro community. Want to see what it took to make it happen? Check out our construction photos on our flickr site.
Answers to Your Questions About SCAT Reservation and Service Policy Changes
The GTA Board recently approved policy changes for SCAT Reservations and Services including the Late Cancelation/No Show Policy. To help you understand these changes, this list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) has been produced. For more information on the policy changes, contact Sharon Smiley at 336-373-2182.
Regional Fare Value Cards Now Available
The Triad's public transit agencies, which includes GTA, are offering riders a Regional Fare Value Card. Riders can purchase cards in $5, $10, and $20 denominations to use on PART, GTA, HiTran, and WSTA buses. Each time a rider boards a bus, the fare box will deduct each transit system's single ride fare amount. Transfer tickets will not be provided between the transit systems. For more information about the Regional Fare Value Card, visit the PART website.
Get In The Know With Transit Updates
Be the first to get GTA and HEAT updates and information, service changes, route detours, weather delays and more by text message. Sign up by texting follow gtaheat to 40404. You can also subscribe by e-mail by visiting GTA's Twitter site.
*Please note that this service is free, but you may be charged for text messages depending on your personal cell phone plan. The City of Greensboro and GTA are not responsible for charges or damages resulting from use of this service.
Web-Based Reservations Available for SCAT Users
Users of Specialized Community Area Transportation (SCAT) services can now make reservations for trips on the Internet. To make a reservation, please visit the interactive website.
GTA Title VI Notice
Greensboro Transit Authority complies with federal laws that prohibit discrimination against people because of their race, color or national origin, and in some cases, sex, age or low income status. View our Title VI Notice to the Public. Click to view the full notice.
Public Transportation Division Manager: Elizabeth G. James