Greensboro offers a variety of transportation alternatives to driving your car:
- Greenways connecting communities within the city are a perfect means for cyclists to get around town.
- Greensboro Transit Authority offers public transportation via bus routes throughout the city. With a new partnership with Google, you can access GTA routes through your handheld device or laptop. The apps help you determine route names and numbers along with departure and arrival times. A one day unlimited pass for adults is just $4.00.
- HEAT is Higher Education Area Transit and is Greensboro’s college and university based transit system. partnering colleges allow free transportation via HEAT to their students. Students must contact their school’s transportation office to obtain a farepass. Other students may ride but must pay a fee.
- Taxi cabs are always a great alternative to driving yourself. Blue Bird Taxi has been servicing Greensboro since 1928. They serve Greensboro and surrounding Triad areas and are well known for their quality service available 24/7.
- Amtrak offers a train station on Washington Street in downtown Greensboro. The station features an enclosed waiting area, restrooms, ATM, and of course their Ticket Office. The Crescent offers daily trips to New York, Atlanta, and New Orleans while the Piedmont travels to Charlotte and Raleigh with a broader route available on the Carolinian extending up the East Coast to New York City.
- Piedmont Triad International Airport is Greensboro’s catalyst for area growth. With humble beginnings in the 1920s as Lindley Field, PTI plays a integral role in the growth of our city, with recent draws such as FedEx, HondaJet and more recently Guilford Technical Community College’s continued growing Aviation Center.