Tar River Transit is a pubic transportation service providing affordable fixed-route bus service throughout the City of Rocky Mount, North Carolina and Rural General Public para-transit transportation for Nash and Edgecombe counties.
Jan. 18: All transit services are cancelled for today due to inclement weather.
Tar River Transit will be operating on a normal schedule on Friday, Jan. 19.
Tar River Transit will extend the hours for two of its shuttle services starting Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. The hour-long Nash Community College Shuttle (Route #8 with other stops such as Rocky Mount High School and Westridge Village Shopping Center) will run from 7:15 a.m to 5:45 p.m. and the Evening Shuttle service will run from 6:00 p.m. to midnight. Night Shuttle appointments can be made up until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Passengers can call 252-972-1514 or 252-972-1517.
Did you know?
By using transit, you help the environment by reducing emissions which are a significant cause of poor air and water quality?
Transportation in the United States is responsible for 29 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. The use of public transportation reduces greenhouse gas emissions along with the emissions caused by gridlock and also saves fuel. Data demonstrate that public transportation produces significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions per passenger mile than private vehicles. (Source: Federal Transit Administration)
Tar River Transit gives public notice of its policy to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and all related statutes. Title VI and related statutes prohibiting discrimination in Federally assisted programs require that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal assistance.
View the entire public notice and contact information for the Title VI coordinator: