WNC Transportation is a new and permanent feature from Carolina Public Press offering road, public transportation, sidewalk, bike and greenway information for each of the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina. It also includes information on road and highway planning organizations — the Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) and Rural Planning Organizations (RPOs) — for your county.
This resource list for Henderson County will be updated periodically. Have a question, suggestion or update to this resource list? Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Cash fare – 75 cents
Ticket booklet (20 rides) – $10
Monthly pass – $15
Discount cash fare (seniors 65 years and older and Medicare recipients) – 35 cents
Children under 12 – Free
Asheville transfer – $1
If the road is managed or owned by the state of North Carolina, call the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) at 828-694-7971.
If the road is owned by the town of Fletcher, call 828-687-3985.
If the road is owned by the city of Hendersonville, call Hendersonville’s Public Works Department at 828-697-3084.
If the road is owned by the town of Laurel Park, call 828-692-7568.
If the road is owned by the town of Mills River, call 828-890-2901.
Road and Highway Planning
The French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization is involved with the road planning in Henderson County and in Fletcher, Hendersonville, Laurel Park and Mills River. To get involved, go to www.fbrmpo.org/getinvolved-2/ or call 828-251-6622.
Paul Black, director
Phone: 828-251-6622, ext. 126
Land-of-Sky Regional Planning Organization is also involved with the planning and development of roads in Henderson County.
Phone: 828-251-6622, ext. 132
The NCDOT Division 14 is also involved with the planning and development of transportation projects in Henderson County.
Ed Green, division engineer
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tim Hopkin, director