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


Private Transportation

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Pedestrian & Sidewalks


Bus Services - Transit

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Streets and Highways

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Plans in Progress

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Coming Soon
  1. Winston-Salem Transportation logo

    Electrical Work to Affect Cherry & Fourth Streets

    The block of Fourth Street between Cherry and Marshall streets will be closed Monday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to allow Duke Energy crews to pull electric cables through manholes. Read more...
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    WSTA Service Alert

    Starting Monday, March 30, WSTA will run its Saturday schedule on every day but Sunday! Read more...
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    Fourth Street Closing for Construction Crane

    The block of Fourth Street between Patterson Avenue and Chestnut Street will be closed for five days starting at 7 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, to allow a crane to install glass on a building under construction. Read more...
  4. Pedestrian Master Plan - Get Involved

    The City of Winston-Salem is currently creating a new pedestrian master plan, called Walkable Winston-Salem. Here's how you can get involved... Read more...
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    Information Sessions Scheduled on Peacehaven and Polo Road Recommendations

    City transportation officials will hold separate information sessions March 4 and March 5 to allow residents to learn about recommendations for improvements to Peacehaven and Polo roads. Read more...
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    Milling/Repaving Work Scheduled for Robinhood Road

    The portion of Robinhood Road between Buena Vista and Stratford roads is scheduled to be milled and repaved starting at 8 a.m. Monday, March 2, weather permitting. Read more...
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    Bethania Station Road Closure Postponed

    The closure of Bethania Station Road, from Shattalon Drive to Tenney Lane, scheduled for next week has been postponed. Read more...
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    Information Sessions Scheduled on Downtown Two-Way Street Conversions

    City transportation officials will hold four drop-in information sessions starting Thursday, Feb. 27, on plans to convert First, Second, Liberty and Main streets downtown to two-way traffic. Read more...
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    Meadowlark Drive Closing for Stormwater Pipe Repairs

    Meadowlark Drive, between Rosewind Lane and Hundley Road, will be closed to through traffic starting at 6 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, to repair damage to a stormwater pipe. Read more...
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    Akron Drive Extension Update Session Postponed

    The drop-in session for the Akron Drive extension scheduled for tonight has been postponed due to the forecast for winter weather. A new date will be announced later. For more information call CityLink 311. Read more...
  11. "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...
  12. 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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