Area of Richmond Transit (ART)


Area of Richmond Transit is committed to providing affordable community transportation services to Richmond county residents. We pledge to be on time every time.  

Our drivers are committed to treating our customers with courtesy and consideration during each trip and making sure that each customer arrives at his/her destination safely without injury or harm.


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Contact Us

  1. Aaron McLean

    Executive Director

     Call us:
    PH: 910-895-1313
    FAX: 910-895-1922
    TTY-TDD: 800-735-2962

    181 S. Bridges Street
    Hamlet, NC  28345

Equal and Fair Treatment

Area of Richmond Transit does not discriminate on basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, or disability in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and related statutes in its employment opportunities, programs, services, or activities.

For more information or to file a complaint

Contact us by telephone at 910-895-1313 

Email Dr. Tommy Jarrell at

Print Rider Complaint Form and mail it to 
Area Richmond Transit
Attention: Transit Director
181 S. Bridges Street
Hamlet, NC  28345

Notice of Nondiscrimination

  • Richmond Interagency Transportation, Inc. operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, creed (religion), age, and disability in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act (ART Title VI Plan Here) and related statutes. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice may file a complaint with Richmond Interagency Transportation, Inc.
  • Click here for the Discrimination Complaint Form  (Print only)
  • For more information on Richmond Interagency Transportation, Inc. civil rights program and the procedures to file a complaint, contact 910-997-1313, (TTY 800-735-2962); email, (TTY 800-735-2962); or visit our administrative office at 181 S Bridges Street, Hamlet, NC, 28345. For more information, visit us at
  • If information is needed in another language, contact 800-555-1212.
  • A complainant may file a complaint directly with the North Carolina Department of Transportation by filing with the Office of Civil Rights, External Civil Rights Section, 1511 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1511, Attention: Title VI Nondiscrimination Program; phone: 919-508-1808 or 800-522-0453, or TDD/TTY: 800-735-2962.

A complainant may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration by filing a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights, Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor-TCR, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20590.