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UNC Transportation Fair

Join us Thursday, September 28 at our annual info fair for free bus passes, transit planning, vanpool opportunities, bike share demo, and prizes! We will be at the UNC Children’s Hospital lobby, 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. and the UNC Student Union's Outdoor Plaza, 11 a.m.  1 p.m. Check out the Facebook event.

Three Zeros Day

CAP will be at Three Zeros Day, a celebration of UNC sustainability! The celebration will last from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on September 25. Come on out for a bike share showcase and alternative transportation information.

Fall Break Transportation Options

Going to Charlotte? Purchase tickets online for BreakShuttle for Fall and Thanksgiving breaks for just $35 (through Sept 21). Need to get to RDU airport? Sign up for UNC P2P's airport shuttle. For other trips, use ShareTheRideNC's single trip matching tool.

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Chapel Hill Transit Planning Meetings

Chapel Hill Transit is conducting a Short-Range Transit Plan (SRTP) that will service as a roadmap for the next 10 years and position the system for continued future success. Learn about opportunities to provide feedback.

September is Try Transit Month

On September 21, GoTriangle, GoRaleigh, GoDurham, and GoCary will be fare-free for Rider Appreciation Day! See GoTriangle and GoDurham events, GoCary events, and GoRaleigh events. As a reminder, Chapel Hill Transit is always fare-free!

Durham-Orange Light Rail Public Meetings

Come out to participate in public meetings on September 26 and September 28 to learn more about the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit project! The meetings are drop-in format from 4 – 7 p.m. Click the dates above for more information.



Open Seats on Burlington and Graham Vanpools

Riders wanted! A van from Burlington and Graham arrives at UNC at 7:15 a.m. and departs at 4:15 p.m. Contact the driver Kathy Harrison at or 919-962-4285. 

Another van from Graham arrives at UNC at 8 a.m. and departs at 4:30 p.m. Contact the driver Terri King at or 919-966-1996.

Free Ride-Matching and Prizes

Use your UNC Onyen login to sign up for ShareTheRideNC for carpooling to events, trips, or work. Employees can track their trips to get GoPerks! UNC Health Care employees can sign up at

Bike / Walk


Bike Share is Coming to UNC

Coming soon, UNC will have 100 bikes available for hourly use from locations around campus! Stay tuned for membership information. 

Bicycle Alliance of Chapel Hill Meeting

The Bicycle Alliance of Chapel Hill (BACH) will meet Wed., Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m. in Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe. Meetings are held the 4th Wednesday of each month.

Carrboro Bicycle Coalition Meeting

The Carrboro Bicycle Coalition will meet Wed., Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. in the back room of the Open Eye Cafe. Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of every month. 


Get Free Driving Credit

Get $15 of free driving credit just for signing up for Zipcar! Stop by the Public Safety Building to grab a promotional business card in the lobby or email Use your unique promotional code to claim your credit (new signups only). 

CAP Merchants

Discount Cards

Discount cards are available for all CAP members! Stop by the Public Safety Building (285 Manning Dr.) or the Hospitals' Parking Office (in front of the Children's Hospital) to pick up yours! Cards will also be available at events held throughout the year. This month's events include Three Zeros Day and the UNC Transportation Fair. Visit our website to see discounts provided. 

CAP Prize Drawing

Congratulations to this month's winners of a Market Street Coffee gift certificate and a weekend camping rental ($150 value) from Townsend Bertram & Company

All CAP members are automatically entered into monthly prize drawings donated by CAP merchants.

Traffic & Parking


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Event Parking

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.

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