Our Mission

GoDurham’s mission is to be the Standard of Excellence in the Triangle region for the services of passenger transportation by providing safe, reliable, equitable and sustainable transportation for the citizens and visitors of Durham.

For more information about GoDurham’s investments and goals, view our GoDurham Profile Document.


The City of Durham entered into the transit business in 1991, when it assumed responsibility for the transit system previously operated by Duke Power Company.  The Durham Area Transit Authority (DATA) fixed route service was provided through a transit management contract with a third party management company. In October of 2010 the City of Durham entered into an agreement with Triangle Transit to oversee the management of Durham’s fixed route and demand response services.  In March 2015, as part of a regional re-branding effort, DATA became GoDurham and Triangle Transit became GoTriangle.

GoDurham currently operates 24 bus routes, as well as the Robertson Scholar Express (RSX) route for GoTriangle.  Service is provided seven days a week generally from 5:30 a.m. until 12:30 a.m., Monday through Saturday, and 6:30 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. on Sundays and holidays. Working together, GoTriangle and the City of Durham will continue to build and operate a safe, efficient and effective transit system that is the preferred choice of transportation now and in the future.