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
Memorial Day Service
On Monday, May 27, GTA will operate on a Saturday schedule with hourly service from 6 am to 10 pm. Route 17 will not operate on this day. All services will return to normal on Tuesday, May 28.
GTA Title VI Plan Available for Review
A public hearing to receive feedback on GTA's Title VI Plan is at 5 pm Tuesday, May 28, in the board room of GTA’s Administrative Offices, 223 W. Meadowview Rd. Following the GTA board’s approval, the final approved document will be available for review June 3 through July 1 at the same location and at the Greensboro Central Library, 219 N. Church St. Questions? Contact Sharon Smiley, transportation planner, at 336-373-2182.
Public Meetings & Hearing on GTA Service Changes
GTA is holding several public meetings and a public hearing to discuss minor route changes to Route #1 W. Wendover Ave. and Route #2 Four Seasons, and to discuss time-point modifications to all of the route schedules. The schedule of events is:
- Tuesday, April 30 (Public Meeting)
- Monday, May 6 (Public Meeting)
- Thursday, May 16 (Public Meeting)
- Tuesday, May 28 (Public Hearing)
The public meetings are at 5:30 pm at the Depot in the overflow waiting area near the PART office and the hearing is at 5:30 pm at the GTA Board Room.
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!
Dear Rosa Parks Winners Announced
In honor of the 100th birthday of Rosa Parks, GTA is proud to name the winners of the "Dear Rosa Parks" essay competition. They are:
• Kaylyn W. - 1st Grade, Gillespie Park Elementary School
• Paige B. - 5th Grade, Reedy Fork Elementary School
• Keandra H. - 12th Grade, Southeast Guilford High School
Each of the winners will receive a $200 scholarship for class school supplies courtesy of Veolia Transportation. Also, on Tuesday, February 19, they will read their essays live on WNAA 90.1's "The Bottom Line" Talk Show, visit the International Civil Rights Center and Museum courtesy of ICRCM, and have lunch with NC Chief Justice Henry Frye courtesy of Nico's Restaurant.
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