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Transit Alerts

Chapel Hill Transit Holiday Schedule

Chapel Hill Transit will operate Saturday schedules on Monday, January 20th, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.  The following Saturday routes will operate: CM, CW, D, FG, JN and T.  The weekend U and NU routes will not operate, and EZ Rider will operate from 8:15 am - 6:52 pm.

Triangle Transit Holiday Schedule

Triangle Transit will operate reduced service with Saturday schedules on January 20th, only running routes 100, 400, 700, and 800.

Transit Alerts

Stay in the know. Sign up for emails about detours and schedule changes before they happen: Chapel Hill Transit Alerts and Triangle Transit Alerts.

New Johnston County Express (JCX) Route

Is your daily trip to UNC affected by the Fortify I-40/440 road construction project? Not sure? Ask yourself a few questions about how you get to work:

  • Do I live in Zebulon, Wendell, Knightdale, Garner, Clayton, Johnston County or other areas in eastern Wake?
  • Do I normally drive west to get to work?
  • Do I take I-440, I-40, or Hwy 70 to get to work?

If you answered YES to any of the above, don't despair about the traffic. You've got several choices including the new Johnston County JCX express route to help you get to Chapel Hill. The new JCX is free through February 3rd and there is increased frequency on the Zebulon/Wendell Express into downtown Raleigh.

Bus on Shoulder will be utilized when necessary on the JCX route. Bus on Shoulder will allow the bus to use the shoulder when traffic is moving slower than 25 MPH. The bus can move up to 35 MPH on the shoulder. 


Cycle Around UNC!

Weekly Cruiser Rides in Carrboro

Come to the ReCYCLEry shop at 108 N. Graham Street for their weekly Thursday night cruiser ride at 7 pm. Riders of all shapes, sizes and skill levels are encouraged to attend. Stay up to date on impromptu rides at the Recyclery Facebook page.

Earn a Free Bike!

ReCYCLEry NC offers free workshops for repairing neglected or donated bikes. Stop by with your bike, or choose a bike you like, and build your own set of wheels! Mechanics will be there to guide you, so no prior experience is necessary!

UNC Bicycle Master Plan

If you are tired of waiting for safer streets, finished trails, new bike lanes and cycle tracks, bikeshare expansions and other delayed bike projects – speak up for bicycling! Contact us and give us your feedback.

Bike on Bus

Going out of town? Here is a tutorial for placing your bike on the bus.


UNC Vanpools

Vanpools with Open Seats

Don't put miles on your car - vanpool! A vanpool is like a carpool, but with up to eleven people. Riders use vans from Triangle Transit or PART for a monthly fare that covers gas, maintenance, and insurance. UNC vanpools travel Monday - Friday from Apex, Burlington, Cary, Graham, Mebane, and Siler City. Click here to request more information.

Save Time! Save Money! Reduce Stress! Join A Vanpool Today!

New Vanpool Forming from Mebane

A UNC employee is working to start a new vanpool from downtown Mebane, departing from the Century Link building around 7 to 7:15am. The van would drop off at the AOB complex and other places, depending on the riders. The van would leave AOB around 4:30 or 5pm. If you're interested in joining this van, please contact Janet Clarke at or 919-883-7163.


Carpool and Save in 2014!

Happy New Year! Check out Zimride at UNC to save money on your daily commute! When you share the ride, you'll split the cost of your daily transportation, and you'll get to campus faster. Put more cash in your pocket in 2014 by sharing the ride!

Meet your Carpool Match. Sign up for ShareTheRideNC to find people to create a carpool. Have an emergency? Don’t worry! The FREE Emergency Ride Home (ERH) program is available to help you on days that you take a sustainable travel option to work and the unexpected comes up.  While we hope you don't have a need for it, we are happy to offer vouchers for either a taxi or a rental car to commuters. 


CAP Merchants

CAP Member Discounts

Don't forget to present your CAP member card at local shops that support CAP.

Chapel Hill Tire Car Care Center

New Year's Special -- Save $50 on Premium Oil Change & Service Package
Only $74.95* ($124.95 Retail Value)

  • Replace Engine Oil and Filter (up to 5 quarts conventional oil and standard filter)
  • Perform a complete tire rotation
  • Visual brake inspection
  • Install Ethanol Fuel System Drier - safely remove water from entire fuel system
  • Install BG Ethanol Fuel System Defender/Fuel System Cleaner - removes harmful deposits
  • Inspect battery and test starting and charging system
  • Inspect belts, hoses, and wiper blades
  • Top off all fluids
  • Pressure check and set all tire pressures
  • 20 point vehicle inspection

*may not be combined with other offers


Need a car this semester? Borrow a Zipcar.

This semester, make getting around on (and off) campus as easy as 1, 2, 3, 4. With Zipcar, there are only four simple steps between you and transportation freedom. 

  1. CAP members can join today at (for just $10).
  2. Reserve your Zipcar online (cars live right on campus and rates start at $7.50/hr).
  3. Unlock the car (your own personalized Zipcard is your key into the car).
  4. Drive (wherever and whenever you please).
It’s that simple. The best part? Every reservation includes gas, insurance, and 180 miles per day…all for free. Join today at Enter promo code WINTERWELCOME2014 on your application and we’ll give you $20 in free driving to get started.


Traffic & Parking Alerts

UNC Men's Basketball Parking and Transportation Info

UNC Women's Basketball Parking and Transportation Info

Craige Parking Deck Expansion Project

Other Construction Projects


Questions or Comments?
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