NC State Fair
Skip the hassle and get right to the fun stuff when you ride with GoTriangle to the NC State Fair! The Fair Shuttle runs weekend service, so the next chance to ride is Oct 24-25. Buses depart from UNC (South Rd. at Country Club Rd.), the NC 54 Park & Ride, and the Regional Transit Center. Check out gotriangle.org/fair for details.
New WiFi on GoTriangle
The GoTriangle tech team is currently deploying a brand new WiFi system on their entire fleet! About half of the buses are already equipped with the new routers and have had great results. Report back on your experience with GoTriangle WiFi by taking this survey and let them know how the new WiFi is performing for you.
Open Vanpool Seats
Want to relax on your way to work? Join a vanpool! There are open seats in the vanpools coming to UNC from Apex, Burlington, Graham, Cary, Mebane and Siler City. For more information, follow this link and see if any of these vanpools could work for you!
New Graham Vanpool Forming
There is a new vanpool in town, serving Eastowne! The proposed route for the new Graham vanpool is:
- Graham – Harden St. Parking Lot, behind Family Dollar, 116 E. Harden St. (6:40 a.m.)
- Mebane Oaks Rd. – Lowes Food (6:50 a.m.) *optional stop
- Chapel Hill – US 15-501 / Eastowne Drive Dr (7:10 a.m.)
- Chapel Hill – US 15-501 / Eastowne Drive Dr (4:30 p.m.)
- Mebane Oaks Rd – Lowes Food (5:00 p.m.) *optional stop
- Graham – Harden St. Parking Lot, behind Family Dollar, 116 E. Harden St. (5:10 p.m.)
If this works for your schedule and you are interested in joining, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. The more riders, the lower the cost!
Post a Commute
With the new semester kicking off, now is a good time to post a new commute or update your existing commute on Zimride, UNC’s private ridesharing software that provides students, faculty and staff an easy to way to share rides. Carpooling saves money, decreases stress and helps reduce your carbon footprint. Zimride connects you with others headed the same way for enjoyable, sustainable travel.
In seconds you can set up a profile, search for open seats, or post a commute of your own. Get to know more of the friendly faces around you and help us build the Zimride community at UNC!
Friday Night Lights
On Friday, October 23, the Carrboro Bicycle Coalition will once again hold their popular Friday Night Lights. Come at 5.30 p.m. to Carrboro Town Hall with all your lights on – if you don’t have lights, bring your bike and they’ll put one on for you. Then, hit the streets and light them up on a short cruiser ride. What great fun to have a mass of lighted cyclists coming down Franklin St. on a Friday night!
BACH Monthly Meeting
The next Bicycle Alliance of Chapel Hill meeting is this Thursday, October 22 (and every 4th Thursday) at 6:30 p.m. at Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub, 206 W Franklin St. Stop by to meet some BACH board members, and share your ideas. This meeting will be focused on how to promote the Chapel Hill Bond that is on the ballot.
Do You Fuel Change?
If you’re driving positive change, you’re in the right place. Zipcar’s Students with Drive program (powered by Ford) is giving away thousands of dollars in Zipcar driving credit to help student groups like yours get things done. Whether you’re part of the mariachi band, club volleyball, or student government, we want to hear your story. Tell us how your organization would benefit from free access to Zipcars on campus and you could win big. http://www.zipcar.com/studentswithdrive
Use your CAP discount card at these local coffee shops for a discount on your daily caffeine fix.
Traffic & Parking Alerts
Football Event operations will be in effect on all UNC Football home game Saturdays this fall including October 24, November 7, and November 14.