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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 Madison County will be updated periodically. Have a question, suggestion or update to this resource list? Please contact us at

Public Transit

Madison County Transportation Authority
Hours of operation: Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Address: 462 Long Branch Road, Marshall, NC 28753
Phone: 828-649-2219

In-county: $5
Weaverville: $6
Asheville: $12

Road Repairs

If the road is managed or owned by the state of North Carolina, call the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) at 828-649-2222.

If the road is owned by the town of Hot Springs, you can contact town hall through this link:

If a road is owned by the town of Mars Hill, call Mars Hill’s public works department at 828-689-2301.

If the road is owned by the town of Marshall, call Marshall’s maintenance supervisor, Jamie Chandler, at 828-649-3031.

Road and Highway Planning

The French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization is involved with the road planning in Madison County. To get involved, go to 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 Madison County.

Vicki Eastland
Phone: 828-251-6622, ext. 132

The NCDOT Division 13 is also involved with the planning and development of transportation projects in Madison County.

Chad E. Brandy, district engineer
Phone: 828-298-2741


Madison County Parks and Recreation
Address: 5707 Hwy 25/70, Suite E, Room 15, Marshall, NC 28753
Phone: 828-649-3635

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Chase Erickson

Chase Erickson was the summer 2014 intern at Carolina Public Press.

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