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Chapel Hill Transit Seeks Feedback

Which is most important: improved weekday service, improved weekend service, or a new system from scratch? Give feedback on their transit plan by taking the online survey before Feb. 23. 

Ride BreakShuttle to Charlotte

Heading to Charlotte for Spring Break? Ride BreakShuttle with other UNC students. Purchase one-way tickets online by Feb. 25 for a discount. BreakShuttle leaves UNC Mar. 9, en route to the Charlotte IKEA and returns Mar. 18.

Off-Campus Student Life Housing Fair

Need a CAP discount card or tips on finding a transit-friendly residence? CAP can help! Stop by the Carolina Housing Fair on Mar. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Student Union Great Hall.

EcoReps Trainings

EcoReps is a student-led outreach organization dedicated to promoting sustainability at UNC. Free sustainability training sessions open to all students will be held on Feb. 11, Feb. 23, and Mar. 6. Apply to join EcoReps online.

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Transit

 

Light Rail Design Workshop

GoTriangle is hosting an interactive workshop on Feb. 20 to explore the aesthetic design of the light-rail project and would like your input. See Facebook event.

Wake Transit Plan Draft

The Wake Transit Draft Work Plan outlines projects such as increased frequency on GoTriangle's CRX, as well as more bus routes and free fares for teens. Provide feedback on the plan via email by Mar. 12. Read more.

GoTriangle New Website

GoTriangle has a new website! Now you can find info on transit, biking, vanpools, and more in one place!

Chapel Hill Transit Detoured from Stadium Drive

The Chapel Hill Transit A, NU, and U routes are detoured until March, due to a utility project on Stadium Drive. See affected stops and detour information.

Transit Alerts

Download the TransLoc app for real-time alerts. For email alerts, read below.

• Chapel Hill Transit (click "CH Transit Service Updates" under News)

• GoTriangle

• PART Express

Rideshare

 

Open Seats on Vanpools

Riders wanted! UNC's vanpool subsidy is now $30 per month. There are open seats on vanpools from Apex, Graham, Mebane, and Siler City. See all vanpools serving UNC.

Win Prizes through GoPerks!

Use your UNC Onyen login to sign up for ShareTheRideNC for carpooling to events, trips, or work. Employees can track their trips to get GoPerks! UNC Health Care employees can sign up using an email login.

Bike / Walk

 

Win $25 With Bike Share

Looking for a way to crush those calories before Spring Break? The user who burns the most calories through riding Tar Heel Bikes from Feb. 12 to Mar. 9 will win a $25 gift card! Users can see their calories burned through their account online. Register or log in with Tar Heel Bikes (through SoBi) for your chance to win!

Zipcar

New $5.50/hour Zipcars!

As of Jan. 14, Zipcar is now offering two new Ford Fiestas on UNC's campus at $5.50 per hour! Reserve a car today.

CAP Merchants 

 

Ben & Jerry's Cake Fundraiser

Ben & Jerry's is partnering with UNC Musical Empowerment to raise awareness and money for under-served youth. Use this order form to purchase a cake for Valentine's Day (or just because!) and a portion of the sales will be donated.

Bike Repair Workshop

Learn how to repair a punctured tire and lubricate a chain on your own bicycle with The Clean Machine. This event on Feb. 22 costs $50 and includes all the accessories for repairs you'll needand you get to keep them! Contact The Clean Machine to sign up; see the Facebook event for details.

CAP Prize Winner!

Congratulations to Ebony J. and Thomas M., who won $10 gift cards from Market Street Coffee! All CAP members are automatically entered into monthly prize drawings donated by CAP merchants.

Discount Cards

Discount cards are available for all CAP members! Stop by the Public Safety Building (285 Manning Dr.) or the Hospitals' Parking Office (in front of the Children's Hospital) to pick up yours! Visit our website to see discounts provided. 

Traffic & Parking

 

Transportation & Parking Updates

Stay up-to-date with UNC Transportation & Parking news and advisories, including adverse weather updates and construction-related closures by signing up for our email list. 

Event Parking

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.

Commuter Alternative Program (CAP)

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