TRANSIT SYSTEM (GTA) FUND GTA Administration: The GDOT-Public Transportation Division is responsible for the program administration for the Greensboro Transit Agency (GTA). Services include Fixed Route operations, ADA Paratransit Program known as Access GSO, Higher Education Area Transit Service, known as HEAT, service planning and monitoring, marketing and communications, procurement, passenger amenities, pass sales, Federal and State compliance, and contracted transportation oversight. The Public Transportation Division also serves as support to the Greensboro Transit Advisory Commission. Fixed Route Service: GTA operates (16) Weekday, (15) Saturday/Evening routes and (7) Sunday routes. In addition, one Connector service (South Town) is offered on weekdays and on Saturday to enhance the on-time performance of the fixed-route service in the area. Fixed-route services are available from 5:15 AM until 11:30 PM Monday through Friday, from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM Saturday, and from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Sunday (*Effective July 1, 2021, Sunday service hours will extend to 10:00 p.m.). GTA operates a reduced level of service on the following holidays; Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day and Good Friday. Access GSO Paratransit Service: Access GSO is an ADA complementary paratransit service providing door-to- door and curb-to-curb service. Services are available to individuals that have a disability that prevents them from using GTA's fixed-route bus. To be considered eligible, individuals must complete a written application, submit supporting information from a professional able to certify their disability, and must undergo an in-person interview with eligibility staff. Access GSO services are available from 5:15 AM until 9:30 PM Monday through Friday, from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM Saturday, and from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Sunday (*Effective July 1, 2021, Sunday service hours will extend to 10:00 p.m.). Service is also provided on Easter, Memorial Day, July Fourth, Labor Day, and Good Friday. In addition, the GTA offers a supplemental paratransit service (I-Ride). This servcie is operated by UZURV Transporation Service to all eligible Access GSO riders. The service hours and days mirror those of Access GSO. HEAT Service: HEAT (Higher Education Area Transit) service is GTA's university pass program developed jointly by Greensboro Transit Authority (GTA) and local colleges and universities to foster the use of public transportation by college students. HEAT operates 39 weeks a year, between August and May, utilizing four routes providing transit services between member campuses and other select locations.

Actual 2019-20

Budget 2020-21

Adopted 2021-22



Expenditures by Program GTA Administration Fixed Route Service Access GSO Paratransit Service HEAT Service

3,623,404 11,950,632 8,839,039 861,929

2,549,569 7,006,187 5,553,793 482,86 8

3,698,538 10,490,454 9,418,270 865,389

3,156,133 13,179,632 9,051,759 861,929



15,592,41 7



Adopted 2021-22 Budget


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