Fall Break Schedule
The Robertson Scholars Express (RSX) to Duke will be running Limited Service on October 19 and October 31. The last bus will depart UNC at 5:00 pm and the last bus from Duke will be 4:30 pm.
Chapel Hill Transit will make the following adjustments:
• A-Limited morning trips will not operate Thurs, Oct 20 – Fri, Oct 21.
• Weekend U and NU routes will not operate Saturday, Oct 22.
• Safe Ride routes will not operate Thurs, Oct 20 – Sat, Oct 22.
Chapel Hill Transit Changes Due to Skipper Bowles Drive Closure
Chapel Hill Transit will implement a detour for the CM, N, RU, U, and Weekend U routes beginning Wednesday, Oct. 19, due to a partial closure of Skipper Bowles Drive. For more information read here. For future notices, sign up for email alerts (click “CH Transit Service Updates” under News).
Take Transit to the State Fair
The North Carolina State Fair is Oct. 13-23. You don't want to miss out because you can't find a parking spot! Check out this information on Park & Rides and transit options. GoTriangle is running a shuttle from UNC campus at South Road! See pricing and schedules.
#GoTogether with GoTriangle
GoTriangle launched their GoTogether campaign with a new website and launch video, and is asking riders to share their story using #GoTogether. On the fence about using transit? Let current riders ease your worries and #GoTogether.
BreakShuttle Service for Thanksgiving
BreakShuttle will provide luxury motor coaches for UNC students. Service will be piloted during Thanksgiving Break to/from Charlotte, Fayetteville, and Wilmington, NC; Atlanta, GA; Richmond, VA; and Washington, DC. Buy tickets here.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Burlington/Graham: Meets at Fellowship Baptist and Trinity Baptist, arrives at UNC at 7:15 am and departs at 4:15 pm. Contact Leanne Shook at email@example.com.
• Graham: Meets at PART Park & Ride, arrives at UNC at 7:10 am and departs at 4:20 pm. Contact Deannie Holt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Graham: Meets at Riverside Baptist, arrives at UNC at 8 am and departs at 4:30 pm. Contact Terri King at email@example.com.
• Mebane: Meets at Lowes Foods, arrives at UNC at 8 am and departs at 4:30 pm. Contact Cathy Cornett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Ride-Matching and Prizes
Check out ShareTheRideNC for carpooling to events, trips, or work. Employees can track their trips to get GoPerks!
The Bike Carrboro is having a contest with its Wheels of Carrboro — 10 wheels designed by nonprofits and located around Carrboro. Visit any of the participating locations, take a photo of (or a selfie with) the wheel on display, and enter to win a prize! Send entries to email@example.com, post on their Facebook page, or post on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #wheelsofcarrboro.
Bicycle Alliance of Chapel Hill
The Bicycle Alliance of Chapel Hill (BACH) meets the fourth Wednesday of every month and will be having their next meeting on Wednesday, October 26, 6:30 pm at Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe. Join BACH as they plan events and share news on the bike advocacy front.
Daylight Saving Time starts November 6. Make sure you're visible! Lighten Up is a campaign dedicated to helping bicyclists and walkers to become more visible. Bike lights will be handed out at transportation events and coupons for local bike shops will be distributed at bike racks. Read more here.
Win Money for Your Student Organization
Zipcar and Ford’s Students with Drive program is going big. Ford is giving away nearly $100,000 – each semester! – to student organizations driving positive change and going further on and off campus. Get your Tar Heel pride on and show ‘em how your group would use the grand prize of Zipcar driving credits and $$ to impact UNC and the Chapel Hill community. Submit your story and enter here by November 4.
Fleet Feet Sports Offers Beginner 5K Program
Are you interested in tackling your first 5K? Need some extra motivation to get off the couch? Join one of Fleet Feet Sports' Beginner 5K programs! They offer supportive, fun, and empowering workouts to help get you moving. For more information check out their Training Program offerings. CAP members get $10 off registration! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for a coupon code.
Townsend Bertram & Company Oak Tree Lighting
Join Townsend Bertram & Company, Adventure Outfitters, for the Oak Tree Lighting on November 11 at 6pm in front of Carr Mill located in Carrboro. Live music from Ella Bertram, awesome raffle prizes from all your favorite outdoor brands, and hot cider.
Congratulations Prize Winners!
Four lucky CAP members have each received prizes in our October prize drawing. This month's prizes were a goodie bag from Johnny T-Shirt and $10 gift cards from Market Street Coffee! Thanks to our vendors for their support and donations!
Remember Your Discounts
CAP members can use their CAP discount card for local discounts and are automatically entered into monthly prize drawings donated by CAP merchants.
Traffic & Parking
Skipper Bowles Drive Closure
UNC Facilities Services is conducting emergency steam tunnel repairs that will force the closure of a segment of Skipper Bowles Drive to through traffic beginning Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, through Jan. 6, 2017.
Football Event operations will be in effect on all UNC Football home game Saturdays this fall including November 5 and 19, and Friday, November 25.
When parking on campus, be sure to check the entrance of the lot for signage indicating if the spaces have been reserved for events.