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Tar River Transit Rocky Mount, NC 252-972-1174

Welcome Aboard Rocky Mount's Tar River Transit

For Transit information please call:
(252) 972-1174, TDD 1-800-735-2962

ADA Services wheelchair liftTar River Transit provides affordable fixed-route bus service throughout the City of Rocky Mount. Our routes are designed to access all of the government services, major businesses and area attractions.

So catch a ride on Tar River Transit and let us take you where you need to go. If a bus does not reach you or you have difficulty climbing on a bus, visit our dial-a-ride service for more transit options.

We also provide Rural General Public Para-Transit transportation for Nash and Edgecombe Counties.

Tar River Transit is a public transportation service.

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By using transit, you help the environment by reducing emissions which are a significant cause of poor air and water quality?

Catch a Ride and Go Green!
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New look, new busCity of Rocky Mount's Tar River Transit has just released it's new fleet of passenger buses!!  It is our hope that the passengers enjoy the new vehicles.

 Tar River Transit has added a new Trip Planner feature sponsored by Google Maps. Passengers can customize their route by simply entering the date and time that they hope to arrive at their destination (or depart for the trip) and the trip planner will provide 3 options, showing the amount of time and number of transfers for each option, letting you easily select the most convenient trip. The feature also includes walking directions so passengers can find out exactly how to get to the nearest transit stop.


Please be sure to use our new Bus Tracker. This allows passengers to view current locations of each bus route in real time. Visit the live Bus Tracker Page to learn more.

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ADA Accommodations

If you have a disability that prohibits you from getting to a established bus stop, contact Dial-A-Ride: 252-972-1174

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Trip Planner

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Trip planning is provided using Google Maps.
Trip planning data is maintained using GTFS Manager from Trillium.

Title VI Policy

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.