AVERY COUNTY TRANSPORTATION ("ACT")
Serving the Community Since 1981
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm
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. ACT operates a demand response general public transportation service.
The Avery County Transportation Advisory and Safety Board (TAB) will meet at 2:00 PM at the Avery County Transportation Facility, 34 Pershing Street, Newland, NC on the following dates:
March 17, 2022
June 16, 2022 Regular meeting and Retreat - 9:30 AM till 2:30 PM
September 15, 2022
December 8, 2022
(Meetings are open to the public. Contact Debbie Smith, ACT Director to be placed on the agenda)
Debbie Smith, Director
Tammy Simmons, Assistant Director
Chris Brewer Jr, Office Manager / Dispatcher
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1.) Who can ride the vans?
Avery County Residents. Seats are available to our residents for a
2.) How can I ride?
All routes are open to the residents of Avery County.
Call ACT at (828)733-0005 24 hours in advance for Local trips and at least 7 days in advance to schedule out of county trips. Remember all trips are first come first served and book up so schedule early if possible.
(If you have special needs, you need to let ACT know when you call.)
3.) May I smoke, eat or drink on the van?
Sorry. For the safety and comfort or everyone riding on ACT vans, eating, drinking, smoking or any type of tobacco are not permitted.
4.) How much does it cost to ride the ACT van?
|Round Trip In-County||$3.00|
|Medical Trips Up to 25 Miles Out of County||$10.00|
|Medical Trips 26 - 45 Miles Out of County||$15.00|
|Medical Trips 46 - 75 Miles Out of County||$20.00|
|Medical Trips 76 - 90 Miles Out of County||$30.00|
|Medical Trips 91 - 120 Miles Out of County||$40.00|
You may call to see if trips not listed above can be arranged.
Thank you for riding ACT.
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