AppalCART Public Transportation Authority Reports Six Percent Ridership Increase Over Last January

Published Monday, February 10, 2014 at 11:49 am
AppalCART, the public transportation authority serving all of Watauga County announced a 6 percent ridership increase on its routes over January a year ago. The authority recorded 148,129 passenger trips last month versus 139,154 for the month of January 2013. Read more...
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AppalCART Reports Record Ridership Once Again of 1,712,873 Passenger Trips; Six Percent Increase Over 2012

Published Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 10:45 am
AppalCART, the local public transportation authority service Watauga County, reported record ridership of 1,712,873 passenger trips in 834,714 miles of service during calendar year 2013. Miles of service increased eight percent over those delivered in 2012. Read more...
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Appalachian State On Spring Break Vacation Through This Coming Weekend; AppalCART Reducing Routes

Published Monday, March 11, 2013 at 10:20 am
March 11, 2013. Beginning this past Friday, Appalachian State University students were "free at last" when their final class of the day let out -- for a week or so anyway. From March 11 to 15 the university is on Spring Break and most of the roughly more than 16,000 ASU students will file out of Boone. Read more...
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AppalCART Sets Record for System-Wide Ridership

Published Monday, November 5, 2012 at 2:41 pm
Nov. 5, 2012. The AppalCART, Boone's free public transportation system, reported a system wide record setting ridership of 212,874 passengers for October, representing a 9.8 percent increase over October last year. The increase in ridership comes as a result of AppalCART adding two additional routes, an extra Purple route and the new Silver route. Read more…
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200+ Tickets Left for High Country Beer Fest on Sept. 1, Organizers: Should Sell Out by End of This Weekend

Published Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Aug. 23, 2012. Organizers and merchants selling tickets expect the event, a popular annual festival held outside the Broyhill Events Center on Saturday, Sept. 1, from 3 to 7 p.m., to sell out by the end of this weekend. Read more...
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AppalCART Adds New Buses and Routes, Gears Up for New Year; Still Waiting on Move to New Facility

Published Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 4:25 pm
Aug. 16, 2012. AppalCART bus service is preparing for a number of changes coinciding with the start of the new school year. The transportation authority is adding two more buses and altering routes. They also expect to move into a new $5.5 million transit facility within a few weeks of the start of the new semester. Read more...
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Shipyard Earthworks Spruces Up Downtown Boone with Custom AppalCART Markers on King, College Streets

Published Friday, August 3, 2012 at 1:51 pm

Aug. 3, 2012. Prominent husband and wife team Keith Lambert and Willie Baucom has been creating masterpiece paintings, pottery, sculptures and other architectural elements for over 30 years under the name “Shipyard Earthworks.” Recently, they were contacted by AppalCART to create some unique artwork at their new facility as well as around town. Read more...
Photo by Ken Ketchie

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