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SCAT Budget Option Investigation Update
GTA is approaching the end of the 30-day hold on implementing the change requested by City Council to investigate budget alternatives to eliminating SCAT premium services weekdays after 8 pm and on weekends. GTA staff has requested and received permission to continue looking for other options. In the meantime, there will be no change to SCAT premium services.  

Mobility Greensboro 2040 Short Term Plan's Modified Routes Begin August 5
Service Change
As a result of the Mobility Greensboro 2040 Transit Plan, a number of route modifications will take place beginning Monday, August 5. The most significant change is the division of GTA's overcrowded Route 12 into two routes serving South Elm-Eugene Street and Randleman Road respectively. Visit the Get On Board 2040 site for more details.

 

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Explore Benefits For Your Employees with Commuter Connections!
Commuter Connections is an exciting new partnership with employers to extend transit benefits to their hard-working employees and enjoy tax benefits at the same time. Learn more on the Commuter Connections page and contact us today to offer this perk for travel to work and beyond!

Safety Blitz photoBus Operator Safety Blitz Reinforces Safe Driving
Keolis and GTA place a heavy emphasis on safe operations during initial driver training, but on Wednesday, May 29, that message was reinforced with an Operator Appreciation/Safety Blitz. Operational and administrative staff hung out with bus operators at the Depot to show appreciation for their dedication and provide reminders to make safety first at all times!

In Memoriam...
Please celebrate the lives of the recently passed supporters of GTA/Public Transportation:
- J. Douglas Galyon - former chair of NCDOT Board, supporter of transportation in Greensboro and namesake of the renovated Southern Railway Depot
- Mike Dawkins - former GTA Board Chair
- William "Bill" Frank - former GTA Board Member
- Varonda Manley - loyal, long-time GTA Rider

IRide-Final-LogoPilot Program Adds Weekend Service
In response to user feedback, users of the new I-Ride by SCAT service can now travel on Saturdays and Sundays also! And all still for one flat cost of $6 per trip. Learn more on the I-Ride page. 

How are we doing? Check our Scorecard!
Ever wonder how GTA is doing with on-time performance? Customer service? Maintenance? We now offer the GTA Scorecard where we compile the numbers to provide you an accurate picture of accomplishments and areas of improvement. Visit this Web page to access the scoreboard and take a three-minute survey for your chance to win free bus passes.


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SCAT provides door-to-door and curb-to-curb transportation services for persons with disabilities who cannot ride a standard GTA bus. Learn more on the SCAT Web page.



Your Bus is in Your Hands
Need to know the progress of your GTA or HEAT bus? Get real-time information on your smart phone or text-enabled phone. Download the free Transloc Rider app from the Apple or Android app stores or visit the live online map.

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GTA Partners with Local Business to Offer GO Pass eXtra$
Your GO Pass transit smart card will save you more than just 20 percent off your GTA fares. Flash your pass at a variety of local merchants and receive great discounts at retail, dining, entertainment establishments and many others. Check out our current list of participating merchants and prepare to save!


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Get Heard with Audio Transit AdvertisingGirl on Bus
To complement traditional and specialty display advertising available to the public, GTA is excited to offer Audio Ads. Your 15-second custom message will be heard by more than 82,000 passengers each week. Learn more on our advertising page.

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GTA Activity and Coloring Book Available
Hey kids! Looking to learn more about GTA and public transportation? Check out our Activity and Coloring Book that features a maze puzzle, word search, and plenty of coloring pages. We hear coloring books are all the rage with adults as well. Just download, print and enjoy!

Did You Know?
GTA offers a free Discount Identification Card that gives holders half-price fares if they: are a veteran, senior citizen (60 years or older), are a student (6-18 years), receive Medicaid/Medicare, or have a disability. Documentation of either of these is required to a receive card, which must be shown to a driver at boarding each time. For more information, call 336-335-6499.

GTA Title VI Notice to the Public, Reasonable Modifications Statement and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

Greensboro Transit Agency complies with federal laws that prohibit discrimination against people because of their race, color or national origin, disability, and in some cases, sex, age or low income status. Also, reasonable modification requests can be made to GTA for the use of transit services. Click to view the full notice.