Rowan Transit System
Rowan Transit System is a non-emergency public transportation service for Rowan County residents.
The mission of the Rowan Transit System is to provide safe, efficient and affordable mobility choices to Rowan County residents through a consolidated transportation system managed by the Rowan Transit System with input from user agencies, under the direction of the Rowan County Board of Commissioners.
ADVISORY: Online MetroQuest Survey for NC Public Transportation Strategic Plan
Public Input Welcomed as Strategic Plan is Developed
This summer, stakeholders and the public are invited to participate in an online survey for the North Carolina Public Transportation Statewide Strategic Plan. The survey can be accessed at https://nctransitplan.metroquest.com/, and will be available until the end of July.
Rowan Individual Transportation Assistance
Rowan Individual Transportation Assistance (RITA) is available 1 day per week for each area of the county. By having designated days, RTS can operate more efficiently to help as many passengers as possible on the same day. View more details and sign up information in our brochure (PDF).
Rowan Express provides service between Salisbury, China Grove, Landis, and Kannapolis. The route connects with the Salisbury Transit System, the Concord Kannapolis (CK) Rider System (operates in Kannapolis and Concord), and AMTRAK in Salisbury and Kannapolis. View the current Rowan Express schedule in English (PDF) and the schedule in Spanish (PDF).
To sign up for complimentary ADA paratransit service, please contact Salisbury Transit at 704-638-5252. Find bus schedules and general information.
The Medicaid Transportation
The Medicaid Transportation program is administered by the Rowan County Department of Social Services. If you are a Medicaid beneficiary and you need assistance in accessing transportation to and from medical appointments, please contact the Rowan County Department of Social Services at 704-216-8896 for an assessment of your transportation needs. The Rowan County Department of Social Services is located at:
1813 E Innes Street
Salisbury. NC 28146
The operating hours are 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Rowan Transit will limit or cancel service when hazardous road conditions are present. Listen to WSTP radio station (1490 AM), and Television Stations WBTV 3, WSOC 9, or WCNC 6 for delays or closings.