Alert:  On Thursday, June 17th, the traffic lights at Broad Street and & 7th Street will be operating as a four-way stop between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.. Please be aware of the temporary traffic signal change, and use caution when traveling the intersection.


IMG 3861 editedThe Altavista Community Transit System (ACTS), sponsored by the Town of Altavista with the Assistance from the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation, began operating in January 2011. ACTS wants to provide reliable and courteous service to all of its customers. Over 10,000 trips were provided in its first year of service.

ACTS offers a deviated fixed route service to people of all ages. The service operates six days a week: Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The specific route and schedule of stops and times are contained in this brochure. A fare of fifty cents ($.50) per trip is charged and must be paid when boarding the bus. Exact change is required. Tokens, Monthly Passes and Punch Cards are also accepted and may be purchased at Town Hall.

Individuals may request the bus to deviate up to ¾ mile off its route off its route to make pick-ups or drop offs. This service requires a 24-hour advanced notice and can be scheduled by calling (434) 369-5001.  Brochures detailing the route and schedule are available at Town Hall and each bus stop.

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TITLE VI Complaint Form 


Discrimination Complaint Procedures 


ACTS TITLE VI Civil Rights Policy


ACTS Non Discrimination Statement


ADA Policy and Grievance Procedure


ACTS Title VI ADA Complaint Form  


Contact the Town of Altavista 

510 7th Street
Altavista, Va 24517

Phone: (434) 369-5001
Fax: (434) 369-4369

The Piedmont Express Launches August 7

The Virginia Breeze is an intercity bus service that runs from Danville to Union Station in Washington D.C. and back daily. The daily route called the Piedmont Express includes stops in Altavista, VA. Visit their website for a complete schedule and to purchase tickets.