Changes to Bus Service for Swannanoa and Warren Wilson College

Routes 28 and 29 being replaced by Rt.170.    See map & schedule at

Rt 28 & 29 last day of service this Sat. Jan. 29.   Rt. 170 first day of service this Mon. Jan. 31.

  • Same fares as all other Asheville Transit routes
  • More bus stops than the old Rt 28.
  • No service on Swannanoa River Rd. and S Tunnel Rd. (No service to Wal-Mart) – see Route 26
  • New route will travel on Tunnel Rd. continuing on US-70 to Black Mountain, with Warren Wilson College service being provided via Warren Wilson Rd.
  • Connections with Mountain Mobility’s Black Mountain Trailblazer
  • Black Mountain service four (4) trips/day, plus Warren Wilson Service 4-7 times/day
  • Morning service to Warren Wilson College
  • Later service Monday – Thursday along Tunnel Rd. for improved job access.
  • Assess to Asheville Mall continues to be provided via stops at White Pine Dr. east bound and Buckstone Pl. west bound.

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