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Transit Service Alerts

Face Masks No Longer Required on Transit

Effective immediately, wearing a face mask on Tar River Transit is not mandatory but instead your personal choice.

No Cost Transportation To get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Available to and from COVID-19 vaccination appointments in Nash and Edgecombe Counties, Monday-Saturday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Call one day in advance to schedule a pick-up:
Available Now!


Your Input Needed for Microtransit Feasibility Study

To better serve the Rocky Mount area, the city is participating in a transit study with the North Carolina Department of Transportation Integrated Mobility Division, to examine the existing services for improvements and to explore the possibilities and feasibility of deploying Microtransit within the area.

Microtransit is a flexible, on-demand transit service that operates within a defined service zone. Visit the Public Input page to learn more and take the surveys.

Safety Information

Coronavirus Awareness and Prevention

Tar River Transit Is Taking Active Measures to Maintain a Safe Environment

We are committed to keeping our customers and employees safe and will follow all recommendations from health officials. We encourage our community to seek out and follow updates and instructions from the Nash and Edgecombe County Public Health Department to protect themselves and their loved ones.

PDF IconFull Notice on Safety from Disease on Tar River Transit

Read notice to learn how Tar River Transit is maintaining a safe environment and your role to prevent the spread of communicable diseases

Read information at NCDHHS for updates on COVID-19

Safe Road Conditions - Operations Policy

Tar River Transit Operation’s Safety Measures

Tar River Transit will not operate vehicles when there are unsafe road conditions. TRT’s concern is for the safety of its riders and employees. While every effort will be made to operate vehicles according to published schedules, weather conditions may cause roads to be unsafe or impassable.