Greensboro Transit Authority

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Greensboro Transit Authority (GTA) provides transit service to the city of Greensboro, North Carolina. It was created in 1991 when the City of Greensboro assumed operations of the Duke Power Company.[1] The bus operations and maintenance are currently contracted to Transdev.

Routes

Routes, system map, downtown Greensboro insert map

Weekdays & Saturdays

Operates Monday-Friday 5:15 am-11:30 pm and Saturday 6 am-10 pm

  • 1 - West Wendover Avenue
  • 2 - Four Seasons
  • 3 - North Elm Street
  • 4 - Benbow/Willow Road
  • 5 - Gorrell Street
  • 6 - Summit Avenue
  • 7 - Friendly Avenue
  • 8 - Battleground Avenue
  • 9 - West Market Street
  • 10 - East Market Street
  • 11 - Gate City Boulevard
  • 12 - Randleman Road/South Elm-Eugene Street
  • 13 - Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
  • 14 - Bessemer Avenue/Phillips Avenue
  • 15 - Yanceyville Street/Brightwood School Road
  • 17 (Mon-Fri) - Lawndale Drive

Sundays

Operates from 6 am-6 pm

  • 21 - Summit Avenue/North Elm Street
  • 22 - East Market Street/Bessemer Avenue/Phillips Avenue
  • 23 - Gorrell Street/Benbow Road/Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
  • 24 - Randleman Road/South Elm-Eugene Street
  • 25 - Four Seasons Town Centre/Gate City Boulevard
  • 26 - West Wendover Avenue/West Friendly Avenue
  • 27 - Battleground Avenue/Friendly's Shopping Center

Connector

  • 12A (Mon-Sat) - South Town Connector

Fares

Current

Facilities

GTA Customer Service Center

  • Address: 236-C E. Washington St., Greensboro, NC 27401
  • Phone:
    • Fixed-route customer service: 336-335-6499
    • Specialized Community Area Transportation (SCAT) customer service: 336-373-2732
    • SCAT reservations: 336-333-6589

Operations/Maintenance Facility and Administrative Offices

  • Address: 223 W. Meadowview Rd., Greensboro, NC 27406
  • Phone:
    • Administration: 336-373-2634

Transit Fleet

[2]

Active

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
757, 760, 764-765,
794-795, 797-798
2003-2004 OBI Orion V
(05.504)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison B400R
756, 758, 777,
803, 815
2016 NFI XD40 Cummins ISL9
759, 802 2015 Gillig BRT HEV 40'
(G30D102N4)
Cummins ISB6.7
782, 807-808,
827, 829
2015 NFI XDE40 Cummins ISB6.7
836-839, 845,
861-864
2009 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL
846-855 2006 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G29B102N4)
Cummins ISL
4100-4102 2011 Gillig BRT HEV 40'
(G30D102N4)
Cummins ISB6.7
4103 2012 Gillig BRT HEV 35'
(G30B102N4)
Cummins ISB6.7

On Order

Fleet
Number(s)
Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Number Engine Transmission Notes
(5 buses) 2017 NFI XD40 Cummins L9 TBD [3]

Retired

This roster is incomplete.

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
201-207 1991 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596TB6V92T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Retired circa 2007.
756, 758-759, 777,
782, 803, 807-808,
815, 827, 829
2003-04 OBI Orion V
(05.504)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison B400R
9110-9112, 9114-9125 1991 Gillig Spirit 28' Allison MTB-643
  • Pulled from service in May 1997 due to a series of fires.
  • 4 units caught on fire and were destroyed. 3 other units were partially damaged.[4][5]
  • Retired in 1999.
  • Some units (including 9123) were bought by Transit Sales International.[6]
9501-9503 6/1995 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596TBS50)
Detroit Diesel Series 50
  • Renumbered into the 800 series?
    • 1 unit was renumbered 819.

External Links

References

  1. About GTA, Greensboro Transit Authority. Retrieved on August 17, 2016.
  2. www.greensboro-nc.gov (Master Fleet List)
  3. Greensboro Transit Authority Exercises Options for Five 40-Foot Xcelsior Diesel Buses, New Flyer Industries. Dated November 24, 2016, retrieved on November 25, 2016.
  4. www.greensboro-nc.gov
  5. www.greensboro.com
  6. www.transitsales.com