New parking fee at the Chapel Hill Transit/UNC Park and Ride lots effective Aug. 15

Fees for both Chapel Hill Transit and UNC Park and Ride lots are effective Aug. 15, 2013.

Chapel Hill Transit Park and Ride lots

The fees will be effective at the following park and ride lots: Carrboro Plaza, Eubanks, Southern Village and Jones Ferry. The following fees will take effect on August 15, 2013:

  • Daily rate: $2
  • Monthly rate: $21
  • Annual rate: $250

Monthly and annual permits for park and ride lots managed by Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) are available for purchase online: If customers purchasing permits have questions, they should call CHT’s program manager Mila Vega at 919-969-4916 or email her at

Customers will also be able to utilize daily parking by paying a $2 fee at pay-stations located at each lot. Information on the CHT park and ride program and permits is available at

CHT park and rides will remain first come, first serve to allow users to choose the most proximate and available spots (due to varied work and class schedules, spots are not consistently occupied). Permits will be valid for all CHT lots to maintain optimal capacity.

Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) is the public transportation provider that serves Chapel Hill, Carrboro and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For complete information about CHT services, schedules, route changes or directions to the nearest CHT stop, visit us at, email or call a CHT customer service representative at 919-969-4900 (press 1).

UNC Park and Ride lots

UNC will also be implementing fees for their park and ride permits, effective Aug. 15, 2013. UNC park and ride permits will be honored in Town lots. Additional information on UNC park and ride permits is available at