Author: Brooke Kochanski

The Economic Impact of Public Transportation

It goes without saying that public transit is very near and dear to our hearts at the PART Agency. While it’s not our only activity managed here at PART, it takes up a large portion of our efforts and attention. For many who use our PART Express bus routes or Vanpool program on a daily… Read More »

Calculate Your Commute Costs

According to US Census research, Americans spend roughly 26 minutes each way on their daily commute. While our local commute time is slightly below the national average at 21.4 minutes, those minutes add up over the course of a year – and so can the associated costs. A Citi Commuter Index found the average commuter spends… Read More »

Get on Board for Public Transit

The Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART), Greensboro Transit Authority (GTA), High Point Transit System (HPTS), and Winston-Salem Transit Authority (WSTA) all announced that they will join other public transportation systems across the nation to participate in National Get On Board for Public Transit Day on Thursday, April 25. In recognition of Get On Board… Read More »

Conquering the Business 40 Closure

After years of preparation and planning, it’s finally here: The Business 40 closure. The 1.2 mile stretch of Business 40 that runs through the heart of downtown Winston-Salem is closed until 2020. Which means, the 80,000+ drivers that use this thoroughfare for their daily commute are now being redirected. Though the affected stretch of highway… Read More »

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