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Notice of Public Hearing : September 27, 2021

This is to inform the public that a public hearing will be held on the proposed AppalCART Community Transportation Program Application to be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Transportation no later than October 8, 2021. The public hearing will be held on September 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm before the AppalCART Board.

Those interested in attending the public hearing and needing either auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or a language translator should contact Patrick Nelson on or before September 24, 2021, at telephone number 828-297-1300 or via email at

The Community Transportation Program provides assistance to coordinate existing transportation programs operating in Watauga County as well as provides transportation options and services for the communities within this service area. These services are currently provided using buses and vans. Services are rendered by AppalCART.

The total estimated amount requested for the period July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.

For further information, please visit the 2023 Grants page on the About section.

Do you have an appointment to get your COVID-19 vaccine and need transportation to your appointment?

AppalCART is happy to assist with free transportation to and from your COVID-19 vaccine appointment at the Watauga County Recreation Center. To schedule your ride, please call our Dispatch office the day before your appointment at (828)-297-1300.


How is AppalCART protecting you during COVID-19?

See our COVID-19 tab for more information.

COVID-19 Information

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We are currently hiring for Part-time Van operators and Bus operators.

Visit the Employment tab for more information and applications.

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We are transitioning to TransLoc services and appreciate your patience as we progress through this transition. For more information, visit our Live Transit page under Routes & Schedules.

Visit TransLoc to download the app from the Google Play or Apple App Stores.