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UNC Signs the American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge

UNC specifically pledged to build on existing investments in public transportation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy, and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Read more about the pledge.

Wake County Transit Plan Release

The Wake County Transit Plan was released to the public for the first time on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015.

The plan promises to change the face of public transportation in Wake County and the Triangle Region. Highlights of the plan include:

• Significantly Expanded Bus Service: With an improved and expanded bus system, buses will run more frequently over a longer period and cover a wider area.

• Bus Rapid Transit (BRT): These buses will provide riders with reliable, fast transportation using a mix of technology, dedicated lanes, and other tools and techniques to move around congestion and stay on schedule.

• Commuter Rail Transit (CRT): This method offers a way to use existing rail corridors to create train connections around the community and region.

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Chapel Hill Transit Holiday Schedule

From December 12, 2015 to January 9, 2016 Chapel Hill Transit will be running on the winter break service schedule, which means:

• The weekday NU does not operate.

• The Safe Ride routes do not operate.

• The NU and U routes do not operate on Saturdays and Sundays.

Additionally, Chapel Hill Transit buses will not be running on Christmas Day or New Years Day, and will be running on Saturday Schedules with no U or NU routes on December 23, 24 and January 18.

GoTriangle Holiday Schedule

GoTriangle buses will not be running December 24, 25, and January 1 so that staff can spend time with friends and family. Buses will run on a Saturday/Sunday schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 18 (no service for route 300).

Robertson Express (RSX) Schedule

No Service Monday, December 14 through January 10

• Reduced service January 11 and 12

• Regular Service Begins January 13

• No Service Monday, January 18 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2016)

Reduced Service Schedule: Hourly service is provided 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. (unless otherwise specified), with the bus departing from UNC on the :00 hour and from Duke on the :30 hour. As such, the first bus at Duke departs at 7:30 a.m. and continues hourly until 10:30 p.m.

Vanpool

Vanpools Looking for Riders

See all available vanpools.

Carpool

Driving Home For Winter Break?

You can easily find UNC classmates that need to go the same way! Share the ride and split the cost! zimride.com/unc

Bike

Carrboro/Chapel Hill Holiday Parade

On Saturday December 12, come ride with the ReCYCLEry, Back Alley Bikes, the Carrboro Bicycle Coalition, Carolina Tarwheels and Bicycle Alliance Chapel Hill in the annual holiday parade. Decorate yourself and your bike in holiday garb and meet up with fellow cyclists at the Morehead Planetarium at 10 a.m. For more information, check out the Facebook page.

Zipcar

Score a Weekend Road Trip (For Free!)

Now through December 31, zipping off campus could win you a free getaway. When you zip in a Ford or share a photo of one (some have your school colors!) on social, you’ll be entered to win a weekend road trip. We’ll cover your Zipcar, hotel and even some spending money – so what are you waiting for?! Check it out!

Not a member? Join today for only $15 a year and start driving for your chance to win.

CAP Merchants

Last Minute Holiday Shopping?

Visit these CAP supporters this holiday season! Treat your friends and family to gifts from your local businesses.

 

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