December Alternative Transportation updates

Chapel Hill Transit will run a "reduced service" schedule from Dec. 13 - Jan. 11 (with a modified Sunday Service on Jan. 11). Reduced service used to be quite different from normal operations. These days, there are just a few adjustments.

The CM, CW, D, J, NU and V end earlier in the evening. The SU and all Safe Ride routes do not operate. The NU and U do not operate on Saturdays or Sundays except for Jan. 11, when the U/NU will begin at 2 p.m.

Over the Christmas Holiday, Chapel Hill Transit will operate the following schedule:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 24 - Reduced Saturday Service (No U or NU)
  • Thursday, Dec. 25 - No Service
  • Friday, Dec. 26 - Reduced Saturday Service (No U or NU)
  • Thursday, Jan. 1 - No Service
  • Sunday, Jan. 11 - U & NU begins at 2 p.m. Shared Ride will operate its normal hours.

Triangle Transit will not operate on the following days:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 24
  • Thursday, Dec. 25
  • Thursday, Jan. 1

Click here for details on Chapel Hill's current schedule. Click here to see the Triangle Transit service calendar. Triangle Transit operates regional service from 6 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 8 am to 5:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Triangle Transit does NOT operate bus or shuttle service on Sundays.
 
Chapel Hill Transit Customer Service Phone Number: 969-4900.
Triangle Transit Customer Service Phone Number: 485-RIDE.
 
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Let's Talk Alternatives
Visit www.SharetheRideNC.com to find out quickly if there are already vanpool / carpool matches out there for you or to notify others of your willingness to give ridesharing a try.

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Van pools and car pools and more
Permanent employees of the University or the Hospitals who join CAP receive an additional $20 per month subsidy towards van pool fees. There is no better time to begin slashing your fuel costs and doing your bit to help the environment.

  • One space available in Burlington/Graham van pool 
    This van pool departs the Burlington/Graham area at 6:30 a.m. and leaves the Hospital/Campus area at 4:30 p.m. Contact Phillis Perkins for more information at PPerkins@unch.unc.edu.
  • Two spaces available in Burlington/Graham van pool 
    This van pool departs the Burlington/Graham area at Lowes Foods on South Main St. in Graham 6:30 a.m. It arrives at UNC by 7:15 a.m. and leaves the Hospital/Campus area by 4:20 p.m. It returns to Graham at 5 p.m. Great rates. Contact Deannie Holt at dholt@email.unc.edu for more information.
  • Carrboro car pool forming
    Driver comes from Carrboro to the main campus (parking behind the Undergraduate Library) Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, usually leaving between 11 a.m. - noon and returning to Carrboro by 3 - 4 p.m. If you have some flexibility in your hours and would like a ride, contact carlston@email.unc.edu.
  • One space available in Mebane van pool 
    This vanpool departs the Mebane area and caters to those with 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. shift by leaving the Hospital/Campus area at 4:30 p.m.
    Contact Melanie Young for more information at  MAYoung2@unch.unc.edu.
  • West Burlington van pool - open seat available
    Work hours are M-F 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    • Pickup Times: Huffman Mill Wal-Mart in Burlington at 7 a.m.
      • Dollar General on HWY 54 in Graham at 7:15 a.m.
      • Departing UNC Hospitals at 4:45 p.m.
      • Drop off and pickup on campus is located at the main Bus Stop on Manning Drive in Front of the hospitals. Contact tracy_kunkel@med.unc.edu.