Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Transportation and Parking Impacts

Chapel Hill Transit will operate a Saturday schedule on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Additionally, the university will be closed. UNC Hospitals shuttles will operate on a normal schedule. More details here.

Chapel Hill Transit will operate a Saturday schedule on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.  The CM, CW, D, FG, JN, T and V routes will operate. The U, NU, 420 Hillsborough Express and Safe Rides will not operate.

EZ Rider will operate from 8:15 a.m. - 6:52 p.m. Transit offices will be closed and will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 8:30 a.m. For schedule information, call 919-485-7433.

Due to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Rally and March, Chapel Hill Transit will detour routes from approximately 9 - 10 a.m. on Franklin Street as follows:

  • CW route - detoured along Cameron Avenue and Merritt Mill Road
  • D route - detoured along Hillsborough Street and Rosemary Street
  • FG route - detoured along Cameron Avenue and Pittsboro Street
  • V route - detoured along South Road and South Columbia Street

Expect schedule delays during this time.


The University will be closed on Monday, Jan 21  in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. All Park & Ride permit holders and GoPass users will be allowed to park in the S11 parking lots during this time period.  On-campus parking permit holders are encouraged to continue to park in their assigned zones.  UNC Hospitals shuttles will operate on a normal schedule.

As always, the Dogwood deck will be reserved for patients/visitors.