North Carolina’s public transit network is made up of seven types of systems that serve the public in all 100 counties.
A single-county system that provides transportation to the general public, as well as to eligible human service agency and elderly clients. Some are organized as authorities, while others are private nonprofits or county departments.
Includes transportation programs that operate in single cities located in metropolitan areas (with a population of more than 50,000)
Fixed Route in Small Cities
Small city systems that operate fixed-route transit but are not located in cities large enough under 50,000 in population
Consolidated Small City-Community
A single-county system that has a significant level of service in a town a result of the presence of a state university
A multi-county transit program that operates primarily in rural areas
Includes an urbanized area and a single county
Regional public transportation authorities that serve primarily urbanized areas