LUX shuttles are scheduled to pick up residents around campus every 15 minutes on weekdays.

LUX buses stir debate about transit rules

Some Chapel Hill residents are debating the effect that private transit services are having on public transportation, sparked by the arrival of LUX at Central Park shuttles.


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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Chapel Hill Transit receives grant for new buses

Chapel Hill Transit has received a federal grant to replace three of the 43 buses in its fleet that are more than 12 years old. The Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization awarded Chapel Hill Transit more than $1 million, which will be used to purchase new buses.


	Mary Carter Taub’s “Mobile Mural” featured on a Chapel Hill transit bus is part of the Downtown Art Project. Photo courtesy of Nick Pironio.

'Mobile Mural' bus takes art to the streets

Mary Carter Taub created a piece of installation art on a Chapel Hill Transit bus. The “Mobile Mural” in an array of colorful, intersecting stripes was inspired by a map of Chapel Hill and Carrboro’s bus routes.