About Us


The Kerr Area Transportation Authority has been providing public transportation services in Franklin, Granville, Vance and Warren Counties since 1983

Our services consist of:

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A public, rural transportation system which provides rides on a scheduled (reserved) basis Monday through Saturday between the hours of 6:00 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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Around Town Shuttle

Serving downtown Henderson Monday through Friday during the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Office Hours

KARTS office hours are Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For more about KARTS, visit our How to Ride and Fares & Info pages.

Mission Statement


To provide safe, reliable, affordable and friendly public transportation services.

Vision Statement


Ensure customers have the safest and highest quality trip experience in North Carolina.



1. Safety is our 1st Priority
2. Passion for Customer Service
3. Collaborative Working Environment
4. Relentless Pursuit of Excellence