With a Colonial history spanning all the way back to the 1700s, Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city deeply rooted in its past. The downtown, known as Old Greensborough, still has many of its original buildings. The city's Old Mill is even still grinding wheat and corn, just as it has for 240 years. The people of Greensboro are proud of their history, and work hard to keep it alive.
The streets and highways of Greensboro can be quite crowded and congested. Fortunately, it's easy to get around Greensboro by making use of the city's vast public transportation network. The Greensboro Transit Authority's busses go everywhere in town, and the HEAT busses offer free rides from the downtown area to the local universities. In lieu of a light rail system, PART busses are also available to connect renters in Greensboro to the other cities in the area.