About Us

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The Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) is a unit of local government created in 1997 to enhance all forms of transportation in the Piedmont Triad Region. Our work is part of a larger statewide effort to improve transportation systems in North Carolina. Working with our partners, we strive to enhance mobility, address congestion, and reduce transportation related impacts on our air quality.

We are governed by the PART Board of Trustees with representatives from:

  • Nine member counties
  • Four Metropolitan Planning Organizations
  • Triad’s four largest cities
    • Burlington
    • High Point
    • Greensboro
    • Winston-Salem
  • Two regional airports
  • NCDOT Board of Transportation
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Our Mission

Our goal is Improving Transportation through Regional Cooperation.

Our mission is to enhance the quality of all forms of transportation for each of our citizens through efficient use and protection of our natural, economic and human resources.

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PART Programs & Services

Our staff works on a variety of transportation related programs and services:

  • Community Outreach and Education
  • Commuter Resources & Transportation Demand Management (TDM)
  • PARTnership Employer Services
  • Piedmont Transit Resource Call Center
  • Piedmont Triad Freight Study
  • Piedmont Triad Regional Model
  • Regional Vanpool Program
  • Transit Planning
  • Regional Express Bus System
  1. PART Express
  2. Commuter Resources
  3. Regional Transportation Planning
  4. Service Vehicles
  5. Contracted Services

Our cities and towns thrive, working and growing together. PART Express contributes to our sense of community by connecting all of us within our region. PART Express is the regional bus system connecting the major cities of the Piedmont and bringing people from the outlying counties into the urban areas. PART Express has been in operation for 16 years for since September of 2002. There are 17 PART Express Routes and Shuttle Routes are offered during weekdays with several Routes running on the weekend. There are 28 Park and Ride lots scattered across the Piedmont Triad. PART served 439,472 passenger trips in Fiscal Year 2018 and reduced vehicle miles traveled (VMT) by 6,982,500 Miles.

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