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Commuter News

February 2019


Tar Heels Travel Together

Over 1,500 UNC commuters have registered to carpool with ShareTheRideNC. New to carpooling? Use the carpool checklist to help set up your rider agreement.

UNC is a Best Workplace for Commuters

UNC was once again named one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters in 2019, as more than 9,700 employees commute to the UNC using sustainable transportation!



Wake Transit Work Plan

The 2020 Draft Wake Transit Work Plan is now available! Highlights include new routes and mobile ticketing. Review the plan and provide your feedback by Mar. 3. 

#ITakePART $50 Gift Card

Why do you take PART? Post on social media using the hashtag #ITakePART and you could win a $50 gift card! Be sure to tag @partnc. Read the rules.

Eubanks Bus Stop Moved

Effective Feb. 4, the bus stop at the Eubanks Park & Ride has permanently moved to the other side of the parking lot. See map for more details.



Electric Bike Demo, Meetup & Fun Ride

Open to all (including families) and free - come to an e-bike demo and an organized ride! See the Facebook event for details.
Saturday, Feb. 16, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. @ The Clean Machine (Carrboro)

Electric Scooter News

The Town of Chapel Hill, UNC, and the Town of Carrboro are undergoing review of e-scooter share. Read more in the Chapel Hill e-News and the Daily Tar Heel. For bike share, try Tar Heel Bikes, free for 1 hour daily.

Future MLK Blvd. Multi-Use Path

A public meeting on Feb. 4 discussed a multi-use path as part of the North-South Bus Rapid Transit project. See photos and videos from the meeting.

Rideshare & Zipcar


$15 Zipcar Credit

Want to get off campus for Valentine‚Äôs? CAP members get a free annual Zipcar membership. All new Zipsters can use code JOINSPRING2019 for a $15 driving credit, and existing members can use ZIPSPRING2019 at

Carpool Survival Checklist

Which radio station to play? How do you contact each other? Are detours for coffee allowed? If you're interested in starting a new carpool or want to solidify your own, check out ShareTheRideNC's Carpool Survival Checklist.



Closing: Roots Bistro & Bar Chapel Hill

Roots Bistro & Bar on Franklin St. is closing Feb. 17. The Durham location is still open! Stop by with your CAP discount card for 10% off (dine-in only). Appetizers are half-price Mon-Thurs from 3-5pm, and kids eat free every Tuesday! 

February CAP Prize Winners

Congratulations to our February prize winner Aaron D., who won a $20 gift card from Buns! All CAP members are entered into monthly prize drawings. Good luck!

Thinking About Spring Break?

Spring break is about a month away! Check out long distance transportation options and sign up for free carpool matching using your Onyen. 


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