Department of Transportation

"Enhancing Mobility, Improving the Journey"

The Transportation Department has a focus on moving people and goods safely and efficiently on the surface transportation system in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. We aspire to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain our system so that congestion, delay and traffic accidents are minimized while transportation choices and emergency services are maximized.

Getting Around Winston-Salem, Transportation Options...

The citizen's of the City of Winston-Salem are afforded a variety of transportation options throughout the City from bicycling and walking to public transportation.  The City's Transportation Department manages and assists with the operations, planning and enforcement of these various modes of travel.  For more information on each transportation option, click on the image below.  

Modes of Transportation

Bicycle and Micromobility

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Aviation and Unmanned Aircraft

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Private Transportation

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Pedestrian & Sidewalks

Sidewalk

Bus Services - Transit

WSA bus

Streets and Highways

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Current and Upcoming Projects

Plan Update

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MTP/CTP

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5310/5307

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Downtown Two-Way Conversion Project 

Voters approved converting First, Second, Main and Liberty streets downtown to two-way traffic as part of the 2018 bond referendum. Work is now underway. Learn more about the project and see detailed maps.

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    First & Second Streets Conversion Project to Begin Next Week

    Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, Nov. 9, on the curb improvements required as part of the conversion of First and Second streets downtown to two-way traffic. Read more...
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    On-Street Parking Enforcement Resumes Oct. 5

    The city will resume enforcing on-street parking limits downtown effective Monday, Oct. 5. Parking meters or pay stations must be used if present, and time limits for both metered and unmetered spaces will be enforced. Read more...
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    Broad Street Closing Monday for Asphalt Repair

    Broad Street, between First and Second streets, will be reduced to one northbound lane from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, to repair the asphalt road surface. Both southbound lanes will be closed and a detour set up. Read more...
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    Main Street Closing Saturday for Crane Work

    Main Street between Fourth and Fifth streets will be closed Saturday, Aug. 29, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Read more...
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    Poplar Street Closing for Signal Pole Replacement

    Poplar Street, between Holly Avenue and 4 1/2 Street, will be closed to through traffic starting at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10, to relocate a traffic signal cabinet and replace the signal pole at the intersection of Fourth and Poplar streets. Read more...
  6. "Watch for Me" Campaign Commencing with Education, Then Enforcement

    Winston-Salem’s "Watch for Me" campaign to promote pedestrian and bicycle safety will officially begin Wednesday, Aug. 14, with a public-awareness campaign. Stepped-up enforcement will begin Aug. 26, to coincide with the first day of school. Read more...
  7. Electric Scooters Returning to Winston-Salem

    Electric scooters are scheduled to reappear in Winston-Salem on Friday, Oct. 11, when Zagster, in partnership with Spin, will put out 100 Spin scooters for public use. Read more...
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    Feedback Needed on Improvements to New Walkertown Road

    The city is in the early stages of a study on how to improve New Walkertown Road (U.S. 311) & is collecting comments on what roadway, signal, pedestrian, bicycle & other improvements. An interactive input map has been posted at www.improve311.com... Read more...
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