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New Year, New Commute!

Working on your New Year's resolution? An alternative commute can help you achieve your goals - see how at GoTriangle.org/NewYear. Employees who track their trips with ShareTheRideNC (using the Onyen login) are eligible to win prizes from GoPerks, which gives away $500 worth monthly. Students who track a trip before 1/31/17 get entered to win a $50 gift card. 

New Bus from Siler City

As of January 3, the CT Express, formerly known as the Pittsboro Express (PX), will serve Siler City and offer direct service to UNC. The CT express will continue to accept the free PX pass, available through CAP, until August 14, 2017. See the CT Express schedule

Adverse Weather Transit Alerts

Wondering if your bus is running in bad weather? Download the Transloc app or sign up for these listservs:

• GoTriangle email alerts  

• Chapel Hill Transit email alerts (click CH Transit under News) 

• PART email alerts - or text “PART” to 55469

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Transit | Vanpool | Carpool | Bike/Walk | Zipcar | CAP Merchants | Traffic / Parking

Transit

Pittsboro Express Changes

The Pittsboro Express (PX) route, now known as the CT Express, had schedule changes Jan. 3, which can be viewed on Chatham Transit's website. The bus will continue to accept the PX pass until August 14, 2017. 

Lighting Improvements at District Drive Park & Ride

New innovative solar lighting has been installed at GoTriangle's District Drive Park & Ride lot in Raleigh. The updated lighting system includes 70-Watt LED lights, promising optimal lighting throughout the lot and its access roads.

Vanpool

 

UNC Vanpool Seats Available

Seats are available on several vanpools providing service to UNC. See full details for UNC vanpools here.

• Apex: Meets at Beaver Creek Commons, arrives at UNC at 7:40 am and departs at 4:40 pm. Contact Jeff Campbell at jcampbell@unc.edu.

• Burlington/Graham: Meets at Fellowship Baptist Church and Trinity Baptist Church, arrives at UNC at 7:15 am and departs at 4:15 pm. Contact Leanne Shook at leanne@med.unc.edu

• Graham: Meets at PART Park & Ride, arrives at UNC at 7:10 am and departs at 4:20 pm. Contact Deannie Holt at dholt@email.unc.edu.

• Graham: Meets at Riverside Baptist Church, arrives at UNC at 8 am and departs at 4:30 pm. Contact Terri King at terri_king@med.unc.edu.

• Mebane: Meets at Lowes Foods, arrives at UNC at 8 am and departs at 4:30 pm. Contact Cathy Cornett at ccornett@med.unc.edu.

Carpool

 

Free Ride-Matching and Prizes

Check out ShareTheRideNC for carpooling to events, trips, or work. Employees can track their trips to get GoPerks!

Bike/Walk

 

Colorful Crosswalks

Have you noticed the colorful crosswalks at the intersection of Cameron Avenue and Wilson Street, and at the intersection by Granville Towers? The designer crosswalks are part of an initiative to increase the visibility between people who walk and people who drive. Read more here

Zipcar

Keep a Zipcar overnight starting from $35 plus tax. You’ll get wheels from 6pm to 8:30am (Monday to Thursday). That's over a $100 savings from the day rate! Get started here.

CAP Merchants

 

New CAP Discount

YourMechanic is now offering $10 off services to CAP members with a promo code (email CAP for the code). CAP members can use their CAP discount card for many local discounts and are automatically entered into monthly prize drawings donated by CAP merchants.

Traffic & Parking

 

Transportation & Parking Updates

Stay up-to-date with UNC Transportation & Parking news and advisories, including adverse weather updates and construction-related closures, with our email list. Sign up using the submission box in the left sidebar of our home page. 

Event Parking

Basketball event operations will be in effect for all UNC Men's and Women's Basketball home game days. When parking on campus, be sure to check the entrance of the lot for signage indicating if the spaces have been reserved for events. See event parking information here.

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