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Welcome to Greenway Public Transportation

Greenway provides Fixed Route transportation service in the cities of Conover, Hickory, and Newton,

Flex Route service in the Town of Taylorsville and in Burke County (Morganton, Drexel, Valdese, Rutherford College),

and Demand Response Service in the counties of Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba.

For more information visit the How to Ride pages of this website or call:

828-464-9444 – Demand Response, Flex Route, and Complementary Paratransit Information

828-465-7634 - Fixed Route Bus Information

 

Burke County - New Deviated Fixed Routes

Route changes effective September 3, 2019

Burke Flex Route - Morganton, Drexel, Valdese, and Rutherford College

How to Ride:  The Flex route bus service in Morganton, Drexel, Valdese, and Rutherford College offers both fixed route service and demand response service.

The Burke Flex Route is offered once an hour Monday through Friday except holidays during the hours of 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Riders can board and exit the bus at any of the designated bus stops. 

The bus will also "Flex" of the route to pick up scheduled passengers who are within 3/4 mile of the route. "Flex" trips must be scheduled in advance by noon the business day before the trip by calling 828-464-9444. The rider chooses the time and place along the fixed route to board and exit the bus.  Ride once, twice, or all day. 

Information is available by calling Greenway Public Transportation at 828-465-7634, Monday through Friday from 5:45a.m. to 6:00p.m.  Bus schedules are available at various merchants along the bus route, on board the bus, and at mygreenway.org.  Single ride, $1.25; Reduced Fare, $0.60; all day pass $3.00; 30 day pass $45.00; Student Pass $100; children 5 and under ride free.

Unlimited rides with passes: One ride per one hour route requiring a destination. Each ride is one way.

All passengers must have a destination when entering the bus.

Passengers may ride to and from a destination along the bus route during each hour from 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Passengers will exit the vehicle at the destination. Passengers traveling to another destination or their final destination may enter the bus once it returns at the next hour. Once a rider completes one route circle they must exit the bus.

Passengers who enter the bus at a bus stop, then travels the length of the bus route (one circle) must exit the bus when they return to the to the bus stop at which they enter the bus.

Bus information direct - 828-465-7634

Route

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Bus Schedule.pdf for printing

 

Overall Bus Schedule with Stop ID number, timepoints and estimated arrival and departure times

 

Click here to access the interactive bus stop map.

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Bus Stop Finder for Burke Deviated Fixed Routes

Real Time Ride APP

Download Ride Systems on Google Play or Apple Store then search Greenway Public Transportation

Click here for computer link to real time bus information

The bus tracker is live when the routes are active from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

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E. Parker Rd, Medical Park Area, Burke County Human Services Building

Magnolia Plaza, S Hwy 64, Rural King, Big Lots

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Magnolia Plaza, S Hwy 64, Rural King, Big Lots

E. Parker Rd, Medical Park Area, Burke County Human Services Building

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Valdese Hospital Outpatient

Rutherford College

Valdese

Drexel

WPCC - Morganton

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WPCC - Morganton

Valdese Hospital Outpatient

Rutherford College

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Drexel

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Cities of Conover, Hickory, and Newton

Description: Fixed Route Bus Service is offered in the cities of Conover, Hickory, and Newton. Passengers may access the bus at designated bus stops along the route. No reservation is required. The service is offered Monday through Friday from 5:45 a.m.—6:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:45 a.m.—5:20 p.m. Call 828-465-7634 for more information or download the bus schedule at mygreenway.org.

Information is available by calling Greenway Public Transportation at 828-465-7634, Monday through Friday from 5:45a.m. to 6:00p.m. Bus schedules are available on board the bus, at the Greenway Transit Center (285 2nd Ave. SW, Hickory, NC 28601) and at mygreenway.org.  Greenway Public Transportation fares and the pass:  Single ride, $1.25; Reduced Fare, $0.60; all day pass $3.00; 7 day pass $12.00; 30 day pass $45.00; children 5 and under ride free.

Unlimited rides with passes: One ride per one hour route requiring a destination. Each ride is one way.

All passengers must have a destination when entering the bus.

Passengers may ride to and from a destination along the bus route during each hour from Monday through Friday from 5:45 a.m.—6:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:45 a.m.—5:20 p.m. Passengers will exit the vehicle at the destination. Passengers traveling to another destination or their final destination may enter the bus at its next scheduled arrival time. Once a rider completes one route circle they must exit the bus.

Passengers who enter the bus at a bus stop, then travels the length of the bus route (one circle) must exit the bus when they return to the to the bus stop at which they enter the bus.

 

 

 

 

AUTHORITY UPDATES / ALERTS

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Board of Directors Meetings:

For more information please contact Camille Sterling at 828-465-7642. Click here to link to the Board of Directors page.

Board Meeting: The next WPRTA Board of Directors meeting will be held on the third Thursday of the month at 10 AM in the Greenway Conference Room located at 1515 4th St. SW, Conover, NC 28613. For more information contact Camille Sterling at 828-465-7642.

DBE Goal:

The WPRTA Disadvanted Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal for FY 2020, 2021, and 2022 will be 1% (Race Neutral). If you have any questions or comments please contact Camille Sterling at 828.448.9921 or csterling@wprta.org.

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Transportation Advisory Board (TAB) Meetings:

The next Transportation Advisory Board meeting will be held on the third Tuesday of the month in January, April, July, and October at 2:00 PM in the Greenway Conference Room located at the 1515 4th St SW, Conover, NC 28613. For more information contact Camille Sterling at 828-465-7642.

 

 

Holiday Closings:

In observance of the upcoming holiday(s) Greenway will be closed on the following days:

2019 Holiday Closings

Title of Holiday

Closing Dates

Day of the Week

Thanksgiving

November 28 and 29

Thursday and Friday

Christmas

December 24, 25, and 26

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Printed August 29, 2018 …The Greenway Public Transportation Holiday Closing Dates are subject to change.

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WPRTA information materials concerning transportation services are available to the public through print and electronically via the internet. Upon request, they are available in foreign languages, large print, Braille, audio cassette, and other formats as requested.

 

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Inclement Weather Updates:

www.wsoctv.com or 828-465-7634 or 828-464-9444. Click on the following link to receive on-line updates at wsoctv.com/closings.

 

 

   
   
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