Free TransLoc App Offers Real-Time Transit Tracking
As a reminder, you can track your bus online with the TransLoc real-time tracking app, which is available for free download on Apple and Android devices. There is also a browser-based version so you can check how close your bus is on time before you leave.
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.
Electric Buses for Chapel Hill Transit
As part of a recent grant award from Duke Energy, Chapel Hill Transit will purchase an electric bus by no later than December 31, 2017. The funding is related to the Consent Decree Duke Energy entered on October 20, 2015, that requires them to implement environmental mitigation projects in NC to reduce vehicle emissions or reduce use of fossil-fueled electricity generation.
Siler City Vanpool Seats Available
A vanpool departing from Siler Crossing, US 64, has an available seat. It arrives at UNC at 7:45 a.m and departs UNC at 5 p.m. Seats are available on several other vanpools as well. See full details for UNC vanpools here.
Free Ride-Matching and Prizes
Use your UNC login to sign up for ShareTheRideNC for carpooling to events, trips, or work. Employees can track their trips to get GoPerks!
Carrboro Bicycle Coalition Meeting
The Carrboro Bicycle Coalition will be meeting Wed., Feb 8, at 7pm in the back room of the Open Eye Cafe.
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.
New Ben & Jerry's Pint Slices
Check out a delicious new product from Ben & Jerry's and see what people are raving about! The 15% CAP discount applies to the Pint Slices, which are $4.25 each, 3 pack for $9.99. Call ahead to your Ben & Jerry's store to see if Pint Slices are available as they are currently rolling out nationwide.
Fleet Feet Carrboro & Durham
Join Fleet Feet Carrboro & Durham for an upcoming training program! These programs are built with your running and walking experience level, interest and goals in mind. You will benefit from two coached and supported workouts each week, enjoy the camaraderie of the group, and learn more about training techniques to make you a more confident runner and walker. UNC Commuter discount available. Email email@example.com with any questions.
New YourMechanic 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.
2017-18 Prizes and Discounts
In a few month's time CAP will begin soliciting donations for prizes or discounts for the 2017-18 academic year. Do you know any local businesses who would be interested? Do you have any suggestions for solicitations? Let us know by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Traffic & Parking
Transportation & Parking Updates
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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.