Commuting to Winston-Salem?
We can help.

your business 40 transportation resource

Do you commute into Winston-Salem? PART is trying to help during the Business 40 closure to reduce the number of cars on the road and get you to work! PART serves the entire Piedmont Triad with regional commuter bus service, vanpool program, and regional carpool matching. Give our Regional Call Center a call to plan your trip today 336-883-7278.

The highway will shut down this November and drivers should begin considering options for commuting to and from downtown. New and improved transit options are being developed with funding from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). More details will be coming on these services, make sure to sign up to receive email alerts and updates.

Find out more about the highway closure by visiting the NCDOT Business 40 Website at


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Enhanced PART Express Bus Service

PART Express services are being enhanced during the Business 40 closure to reduce congestion in Winston-Salem. PART will increase service on Route 6 Surry County Express, Route 17 Kernersville/WS Express, and create a new Route 28 West Forsyth Express during the closure. View more information

PART will offer enhanced services being developed to start in October:

– Expanded Route 6 Surry Express (Serving Mt Airy, Pilot Mountain, King to Winston-Salem)
– Expanded Route 17 Kernersville/WS Express (Serving Kernersville to Winston-Salem)
– Adjusted Route 18 Kernersville/GSO Express (Serving Kernersville to Greensboro)
– New Route 28 West Forsyth Express (Serving Bermuda Run, Clemmons to Winston-Salem)


Existing PART Express Bus Service – Give it a try!

Route 1 – Winston-Salem Express (Serving Greensboro to Winston-Salem)
Route 5 – NC Amtrak Connector (Serving High Point to Winston-Salem)
Route 6 – Surry County Express (Serving Mt Airy, Pilot Mountain, King to Winston-Salem)
Route 17 – Kernersville Shuttle (Serving Kernersville to Winston-Salem)

New Rider? Fill out this request and get a few passes to try riding for free!


PART will offer commuters a 50% discount on transit passes and a 50% discount for vanpool groups during the closure. Contact PART today to discuss how we can help develop, implement and market a program at your company, agency or organization. Employers located in the traffic relief zone that enroll in PART’s Employer Pass program will be able to offer employee’s a 50% discount on monthly or 10-Ride passes for the first year of construction. Enrollment is FREE!

Vanpool Program

The PART Vanpool Program provides eligible groups of five or more commuters with a 7 or 15 passenger van to use to commute to and from work. The month-to-month lease includes the vehicle, insurance, maintenance, gas, and an Emergency Ride Home. Find out more by clicking here or email


Carpooling is a flexible rideshare arrangement between two or more individuals interested in commuting to and from work in the same vehicle. When you share the ride, who you ride with, when you ride, who drives, and how expenses are split are all up to you; giving you the freedom to plan around your schedule. Find out more by clicking here or register on ShareTheRideNC to find a carpool match today.

Winston-Salem Transit Authority (WSTA)

Commute within the City? Try Winston-Salem Transit Authority!

 Increased frequency to impacted Routes
– Park & Ride locations with Express Bus Service for direct downtown access
– Rehabilitation of 17 fixed route buses
– Guaranteed Ride Program

Need more information?

Give us a call at 336-883-7278 and speak to one of our friendly staff members or email