RiderNews

PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 26
GTA is considering a Fixed Route Pass Consolidation Plan that may include replacing the 11-ride pass with the GO pass and establishing "user-friendly and name-sensitive" fare media for discount passes. The hearing will be held Tuesday, June 26 at 6 pm in the GTA Board Room, 223 W. Meadowview Road. For more information, contact George Linney at (336) 373-2724 or George.Linney@greensboro-nc.gov 

Memorial Day Service
USA FlagOn Monday, May 28, GTA and SCAT will operate on a Saturday schedule with service from 6 am to 10 pm. GTA will offer hourly frequency. There will be no service on route 17.

InstagramGTAHEAT Joins Instagram
As yet another way to receive information on GTA and HEAT, you can now get updates through Instagram. Please take a moment to follow us @gtaheatbus.

Introducing the new GTA 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 the page to view the scorecard or download the pdf.

Public Comments Requested for Long Range Transit PlanGet On Board 2040 
The public comment period for the Mobility Greensboro 2040 long-range plan draft review is a valuable opportunity for riders and residents to help establish strategies and programs for increased ridership and efficiency.  The public is invited to review the proposed plan and provide feed back on GTA's Get On Board 2040 site.

Bus Sign Replacement In Progress
GTA is currently replacing all 1,083 bus stop signs in the City of Greensboro (and Jamestown). The new, cleaner design is marked with appropriate route information and snow route designations. Also, new Transloc signs make using our live bus tracking service easier!

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GTA has recently received five replacement SCAT buses that have been placed into operation. This is in addition to several replaced in 2017 featuring a new exterior design. 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 page.

Next GTA Board Meeting May 22
The next meeting of the GTA Board will be held Tuesday, May 22 at 6 pm. You can download the board agenda and information packet prior to the meeting.

Temporary Detour in Affect for Route 8 - Updated 11/2/17
Due to construction around Cotswald Avenue, GTA Route 8 Battleground Avenue will operate on an updated detour until further notice. The current outbound route will turn right on Cotswald, left on Old Battleground, and left on Battleground inbound. We apologize for the inconvenience.


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!

GTA Invites You to Get on Board 2040
Get On Board 2040The City's Public Transportation Division and GTA continues with Mobility Greensboro 2040, an in-depth review of the GTA system, to establish long-term strategies and programs to make our bus system more efficient and increase rider usage. This will include a close study of the current system. Your input is a valuable part of the 18-month process. Visit Get On Board 2040 for additional information.

Statewide Public Transportation Strategic Plan Announced
NCDOT Strategic PlanThe NC Department of Transportation's Public Transportation Division is developing a strategic plan to improve bus, rail and paratransit services in Greensboro and across the state. A series of community workshops are planned for your input.


GTA/HEAT Partners with NC by Train for Last Mile Program
NC By Train PassA new bus-rail partnership gives passengers on the NC by Train/Amtrak Raleigh-to-Charlotte (Piedmont and Carolinian trains) rail corridor the option of a transit pass to help them reach their final destination through public transportation. To get a pass, rail passengers need to request it from conductors while on board and present it when boarding the transit partner’s bus. Use of the pass is only good on the passenger’s day of travel. For more information, visit the NC By Train Web page.

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GTA Introduces 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 and Reasonable Modifications Request Notice

Greensboro Transit Authority 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.