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December GTAC Meeting Cancelled
The December meeting of the Greensboro Transit Advisory Commission scheduled for December 19 has been cancelled. On behalf of the GTAC members and GTA staff, we wish you a safe and happy holiday.

GTA says "Stuff It!"...the stocking that is
GTA and SCAT bus passes make excellent stocking stuffers and holiday gifts for friends and loved ones. Pick up bus passes for the gift that will move them year-round. Available now at all of the usual pass sales locations. You can also register for our drawing to win a free turkey and stuffing. No purchase necessary. For GTA riders, submit your entry at the Depot or GTA Administrative Offices sales locations only. For SCAT riders, enter by phone by calling 336-373-4675 and speaking clearly, leave your name and phone number. There is a limit of one entry per person. Good luck, and this year, remember to Stuff It! Happy holidays from GTA.

Purchase GTA passes using credit/debit cards
cardsBy popular request, you can now purchase GTA and SCAT bus passes with a major credit or debit card at the Depot Customer Service office and GTA Administrative Offices! To use the debit option, the card must feature a Mastercard or Visa logo. For questions, contact Customer Service at 336-335-6499.

Holiday GTA/SCAT Services
Due to the upcoming holiday, the following schedule will be as follows:
Tuesday, December 24 - Hourly GTA and SCAT service 6 am to 6 pm
Wednesday, December 25 - No GTA or SCAT service
Tuesday, December 31 - Hourly GTA and SCAT service 6 am to 6 pm
Wednesday, January 1 - No GTA or SCAT service

The GTA Administrative offices are closed December 24 - 26.

GTA Service Returns to Women's Hospital Beginning November 11
Previously discontinued due to anticipated relocation of Women's Hospital, GTA Route 8 Battleground Avenue will serve the facility once again with limited service Mondays thru Fridays. The scheduled arrival/departure times are 7:41, 9:41 and 11:41 am along with afternoon times of 1:41, 3:41 and 5:41.

2019 Rider Survey Now Available
We want your feedback on how we are doing as your local transit provider. Please take our confidential fixed-route survey to share the good, the bad and the ugly...we want it all! For our SCAT riders, surveys will be conducted by telephone October 4 - 8, but if you don't want to wait for a call, you can take our online version.


Greensboro Transit Advisory Commission Gains New Member, Elects Chair
The GTAC welcomes Lisa McMillan as our newest Commission Member. Also, Commission Member JD Galyon, III has been elected GTAC Chair.

Greensboro Transit Advisory Commission Gains New Members
The GTAC is proud to welcome Kim Issac as GTAC Vice-Chair and Jeffrey Surgeon as a Committee Member. GTAC meetings take place the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6 pm at the GTA Administrative Offices. Meetings are free and open to the public.


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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!

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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. 

SCAT at Your Service
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!