The Rural General Public, (RGP) program allows anyone who lives within the city limits to ride to any destination outside of the city limits within Nash and Edgecombe Counties. It also allows anyone who lives outside of the city limits within Nash and Edgecombe County to ride to any destination within the city limits of Rocky Mount.
Tar River Transit has available a Demand Response Rural General Public (RGP) transportation service available for the citizens of Rocky Mount, Nash and Edgecombe Counties.
The times, dates and costs of the program is listed below:
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Monday - Friday
per Round Trip Ticket
Tickets can be purchased at the Transit Office or at City Hall in the Collections Office located at 331 South Franklin Street on the first floor.
How the Program Works
Once the ticket is purchased, the passenger can call (252) 972-1514 or (252) 972-1515/1516 to schedule their trip. Passengers must call a day in advance by 5:00 p.m. to schedule a trip. Monday trips must be scheduled by 4:30 p.m. on Friday. Tar River Transit's Para transit service will then pick up the passenger on the day that they have scheduled their trip and take them to their destination. Once the passenger is ready for their return trip, they will call one of the numbers above and alert the dispatcher to send the vehicle to retrieve the passenger. All passengers must be ready at least two hours before their appointment time.
The Transit Office is located at 100 Coastline Street (Downtown Train Station), on the 3rd floor in Suite 315.
Our phone number is (252) 972-1174.