RiderNews

Inclement Weather Service Update 12/12 2:00 pm
Tonight, GTA & SCAT will continue on snow routes, ending at normal times.

On Thursday, December 13, GTA & SCAT will return to normal hours and frequency (30-minutes on most GTA routes) with GTA using snow routes only. Please continue to use caution when traveling about the city.

HEAT Bus Services End December 7
Another great year of HEAT will come to an end with the last day of bus services on Friday, December 7. There is no late-night HEAT service on this day. HEAT students will continue to have full access to GTA services over the winter break. Thank you for choosing HEAT and GTA, and see you in January!

Give GTA passes as holiday gifts!

11-Ride Pass Eliminated
GTA no longer sells the 11-ride transit pass. If you have an 11-ride pass, it can be used to pay GTA and HEAT fares through December 31. Riders who wish to continue to experience multi-ride savings are encouraged to use the GTA rechargeable GO pass which offers up to 20 percent savings.

PlugNRidewebGTA Invites You to #Plug 'N Ride
Greensboro Transit Authority has received our first new buses with on-board mobile device charging capabilities. USB sockets under the passenger seats will allow riders to recharge phones and tablets during their travels. Look for #PlugNRide buses on the streets right now. When they arrive at your bus stop, simply come on board, plug and ride!
 

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

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.

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.

SCAT-webSCAT 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.

Temporary Detour in Affect for Route 8
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!


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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 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.