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New Transportation & Parking Website

We’re excited to announce our new website! Check out to learn more about your transportation and parking options at UNC. Also, be sure to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. We hope you like the new website!

Student Commute Challenge

Hey students, here is your chance to beat Duke, NC State and Wake Tech by taking the Student Commute Challenge! Track your trips by bus, bike, walk or carpool before February 20 to help UNC win! Plus, we’re giving away gift cards to UNC Student Stores and an iPad Mini. #turnitGREEN2015

Ride the Express from the West

Do you live in Alamance or Guilford counties? Try the new Express bus to UNC! Save your gas and park closer to home at one of the free Park & Rides lots along I-40. Then just sit back and relax on your way to work!

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Transit | Vanpool | Carpool | Bike | Zipcar | CAP Merchants | Traffic / Parking


Stay in the know with MyRide

Make sure you sign up for Triangle Transit’s MyRide! Registering for MyRide will give you a more tailored experience. Sign-up is easy and will allow you to save your favorite route, trips, and stops. MyRide profiles also link with Triangle Transit Mobile. Download the app today!

See your bus in real-time

Watch buses move online or by downloading the TransLoc app to your smartphone. Need help figuring out which bus to take? Use Google Transit to plan your trip.


Reduced Vanpool Fares

PART will be reducing their vanpool fares on February 1, 2015.  Now is the time to save money and start a new vanpool!  PART vans are available to commuters who live in Alamance, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin.  For more information, visit or contact Ruby Randall at 336-291-4315,

For a list of all vanpools coming to UNC, visit



Wherever you need to go, let Zimride help you get there. It’s as easy as (1) Log in with your Onyen at, (2) Click on the “Post a Ride” button in the upper right hand corner to list your ride details (3) Let Zimride search your network for ride matches. It’s free to post, so try it out!

ShareTheRideNC offers GoPerks

Not only can you find a great carpool through ShareTheRideNC, but now you can win prizes with GoPerks! All you have to do is log your commute and click on GoPerks to choose your rewards. It’s a new program, so you have a higher chance of winning now, before more people find out. So, start logging your commute today!


Bicycle Maintenance Classes

Bicycle Chain University is offering a four-part bicycle maintenance class, beginning in February. More details at The ReCYCLEry also offers bicycle mechanic classes and free bicycle repair. Learn more at


Zipcar is turning 15! Unwrap $15 free driving

This month, our partner Zipcar is celebrating a decade and a half in business, now providing more than 10,000 shared cars in six countries and making cities and campuses easier to navigate and better places to live. To celebrate this milestone, Zipcar is offering a special gift for all university students. Existing Zipcar members, check your inbox for a special email from Zipcar containing a 15th birthday gift.

If you’re not yet a member, sign up today at with promo code UNIBDAY15 to receive an extra $15 in free driving to use in your first month.

*Code expires 2/1/2015. Once redeemed, credit is valid for 30 days. Not valid with other promotions.

CAP Merchants

Start off the year right with CAP!

Still keeping up with your New Year’s Resolutions? Use your CAP card to get discounts on healthy food and athletic gear at local CAP merchants to help you stay on track!

Traffic & Parking Alerts

Current Construction Projects

Traffic & Parking for Events

• Men’s Basketball

• Women’s Basketball

Fortify Project

Do you commute from Wake County to UNC? Check out for travel options or to request personalized assistance. Every car off the road helps to reduce traffic, accidents, delays and frustration. Any change is good, even if it’s just twice a month or once a week!

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