AppalCART breaks record for ridership

The AppalCART bus service broke their record for September ridership with 232,675 riders.
Ridership was up more than 11 percent this September compared to last September, according to

There are several reasons for these higher numbers, Director of AppalCART Chris Turner said.

Higher Appalachian State University enrollment, three new 40-foot buses, the addition of the Teal Route and a second Purple Route bus added this year all contributed to the increased numbers in ridership, Turner said.

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