Planning Director Ben Hitchings speaks at Wednesday's town council meeting.

Here's an update on the Town of Chapel Hill's FY19 budget process

The proposed Chapel Hill Town Council budget aimed to focus on people first.

“We understand that none of us are successful without the other 700 employees that work hard every day – seamlessly, in many ways,” Town Manager Roger Stancil said.


Chapel Hill Transit

Chapel Hill Transit aims to provide safe, convenient, affordable, reliable and responsive public transportation services to the Chapel Hill area as well as UNC communities. There are many different types of public transportation offered, including fixed-bus services. EZ rider service is available for the mobility challenged. Tar Heel Express is a park and ride shuttle service for special events. Chapel Hill Transit also oversees the taxi franchise approval and renewals according to town code.

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The P2P system is ramping up for changes in the coming school year.

P2P system integral to the first-year experience

There's rain streaking the windows of the bus as it rumbles along Stadium Drive, stopping behind a Carolina Livery bus for several minutes and then finally swerving around it once the driver has checked to see that the path is clear.


Student hit by bus on South Campus

On Thursday afternoon, a student in a wheelchair was hit by a bus at the intersection of Skipper Bowles Road and Manning Drive, by Craige residence hall on South Campus.  Randy Young, spokesman for Department of Public Safety, confirmed the student was struck by a bus and was taken to UNC hospitals.  Young said the student was alert and conscious.