operated by valley metro

Welcome to Valley Metro

Valley Metro is the public transportation provider for the Roanoke Valley. Service includes fixed routes, specialized transportation for individuals with disabilities, and special event shuttles. Valley Metro also provides commuter bus service between Roanoke and the New River Valley with its Smart Way Bus. Discover how safe, convenient, and economical it is when you Enjoy The Ride with Valley Metro.

Alerts & Delays

Smart Way

The Smart Way is a commuter bus service that links the Roanoke Valley to the New River Valley. Learn More


Alerts & Delays

Please be aware that detours and inclement weather may change schedules at anytime. Please check back for updates. Learn More


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Now Hiring

Need a Career Change? Have you ever considered a career in transit! Southwestern Virginia Transit Management Co., Inc (SVTMC) offers a competitive benefits package and a great work atmosphere. Learn More

Trip Planner

Google Transit

e.g. 1108 Campbell Ave. SE, Roanoke

e.g. Valley View Mall
Trip planning data is maintained using GTFS Manager from Trillium.


V-PASS makes it easier than ever to ride Valley Metro with our new V-Pass fare card system. Purchase daily, weekly, monthly cards, or try the new 15 Ride Pass for any duration. Visit Campbell Court to purchase or www.valleymetro.com to Learn More.

Route 31x

Route 31x is Valley Metro’s new express route! Starting January 7, 2016, the new 31X – Orange Avenue Express will provide express transit service during normal AM (6:25am – 9:25am) & PM (3:15pm – 6:45pm) peak periods Monday through Friday to RCIT via Orange Avenue to Learn More.

Ads On Buses

Bus ads reach Roanoke! Everything about transit advertising is BIG! What are you waiting for? Get ON the bus! Don't miss out on the opportunity to REACH ROANOKE! Learn More