AVERY COUNTY TRANSPORTATION ("ACT")

 

Serving the Community Since 1981

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 4:30pm

Phone: (828)733-0005

(TDD/TTY) 1-800-735-2962

(VOICE) 1-800-735-8200

The Avery County Transportation Department helps to provide safe, quality and low-cost transportation to the citizens of Avery County. The Transportation Authority provides transportation, not only within the County, but also to the surrounding areas.

Free maps and schedules are available at the Avery County Transportation office or from any transportation driver.

The Avery County Transportation Advisory and Safety Board (TAB) will meet at 1:30 PM at the Avery County Transportation Facility, 34 Pershing Street, Newland, NC on the following dates:

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Thursday, December 11, 2014

(Meetings are open to the public. Contact Debbie Smith, ACT Director to be placed on the agenda)

Transportation Building 

 

Debbie Smith, Director
(828)733-0005
debbie.smith@averycountync.gov

Tammy Simmons, Assistant Director
(828)733-0005
tammy.simmons@averycountync.gov

Jeremiah Carver, Office Manager / Dispatcher
(828)733-0005
jeremiah.carver@averycountync.gov

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1.) Who can ride the vans?
Everybody. Seats are available to the general public for a 
small fee.

2.) How can I ride?
All routes are open to the general public. Call ACT at (828)733-0005 
before 8:00am if you wish to ride the van that day. (If you have special needs, you 
need to let ACT know when you call.)

3.) Can you give me a ride to the doctor?
Yes. Before making your doctor’s appointment, 
call ACT at (828)733-0005. We will help you make your doctor’s appointment.

4.) May I smoke, eat or drink on the van?
Sorry. For the safety and comfort or everyone 
riding on ACT vans, eating, drinking and smoking are not permitted.

5.) How much does it cost to ride the ACT van?

ACT regular routes
(There are eight regular routes within Avery County.)
$0.50
Other trips in Avery County $2.00
Boone, Spruce Pine, Roan Mtn, Elizabethton $5.00
Johnson City, Marion, Valdese, Asheville, Morganton $7.00
Bristol, Hickory, Lenoir, West Jefferson $10.00
Charlotte, Winston-Salem $15.00
Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham $20.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You may call to see if trips not listed above can be arranged.

Thank you for riding ACT!