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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

October 1, 2018

Fare is Free from October 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019. Ride for free during the promotional period!

Bus information direct - 828-465-7634

Public Comment regarding Burke Flex Routes times and stops - contact Aaron Kohrs at 828.465.7640 or akohrs@wprta.org until March 15, 2019.

The public hearing regarding the Burke Route will be held on March 21, 2019.

 

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Bus Schedule.pdf for printing

Click here for link to to overall bus schedule.xls (for printing)

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

 

Click here to Link to Interactive map (static)

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 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

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

Morganton Heights Shopping Center, W. Fleming Dr.

Rt 21_Updated_2_7_19

SPANISH Rt 21_Updated_2_7_19

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Live October 1.

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Morganton Heights Shopping Center, W. Fleming Dr.

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

Rt 22_Updated_2_7_19

SPANISH Rt 22_Updated_2_7_19

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Live October 1

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Valdese Hospital Outpatient

Rutherford College

Valdese

Drexel

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

Rt 23_Updated_2_7_19

SPANISH Rt 23_Updated_2_7_19

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Live October 1

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

Valdese Hospital Outpatient

Rutherford College

Valdese

Drexel

Rt 24_Updated_2_7_19

SPANISH Rt 24_Updated_2_7_19

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Live October 1

 

Cities of Conover, Hickory, and Newton

Public Comment regarding the removal of the Union Square stop - contact Aaron Kohrs at 828.465.7640 or akohrs@wprta.org until February 19, 2019.

The public hearing regarding the Burke Route will be held on February 21, 2019.

Description:

This is to inform the public that a public hearing will be held to consider comments to remove the bus stop located at Union Square on 2nd St. NW, Hickory, NC to the Greenway Transit Center located at 285 1st Ave SW, Hickory, NC  28601.  The public hearing will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM before the Western Piedmont Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors at 1515 4th St. SW, Conover, NC  28613.

BACKGROUND

Greenway staff proposes removing the Union Square bus stop which in turn removes inbound routes 1, 2, 4, and 6 from Union Square.  Currently Routes 1, 2, 4 and 6 provide service to the Union Square bus stop inbound to the Greenway Transit Center (Transfer Center).  After the change, the nearest bus stop for Routes 1, 2, 4 and 6 will be the Greenway Transit Center located at 285 1st Ave. SW, Hickory, NC 28601.  This change will take effect on March 4, 2019.

Those interested in attending the public hearing and needing either auxiliary aid or services under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) or a language translator should call Camille Sterling at (828) 465-7642 or by writing to Camille Sterling P.O. Box 459, Conover, NC  28613 by February 19, 2019.

In accordance with Federal requirements, a public hearing is scheduled for February 21, 2019 to allow the public to provide written and oral comment on the change to the Catawba County fixed routes.  Written comments should be directed to Camille Sterling, P.O. Box 459, SW, Conover, NC  28613 before February 19, 2019 or by calling 828-465-7642.

The prior public hearing scheduled on January 17, 2019 was continued to February 21, 2019.  Consider this the final notice unless otherwise posted.

 

 

 

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.

Consider this the final notice unless otherwise posted.

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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

New Year’s Day

January 1

Tuesday

Martin Luther King Day

January 21

Monday

Good Friday

April 19

Friday

Memorial Day

May 27

Monday

Independence Day

July 4

Thursday

Labor Day

September 2

Monday

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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