Each year, the NC Public Transportation Association recognizes public transit systems across the State that demonstrate a commitment to safe transportation. WNCSource’s Apple Country Transit in Henderson County was awarded the 2021 Safety Award for the category of Urban/Regional/Small Urban Fixed Routes under 1 Million Miles. Apple Country Transit, sole winner for the category, was recognized for traveling 173,965 miles with only one accident for the year!
“Here at Apple Country, we have tried to embrace a culture of safety, training, and public service. This award is a culmination of our efforts to provide safe public transportation in our community” stated Transportation Director Jeff Roper.
Apple Country Transit, which employs nine drivers and six busses, contracts with Henderson County to operate three hourly public transit routes each weekday from 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM. In addition, WNCSource’s Apple Country Transportation also offers rural, medical, paratransit, and elderly and disabled community transportation services. Call (828) 698-8571 for one of the safest rides in Henderson County!