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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Religious bus ad controversy continues

What started as an attempt to raise Chapel Hill’s revenue could end in a lawsuit. Pamela Geller, executive director of the American Freedom Defense Initiative, has submitted a pro-Israel bus ad to the town — and she’s threatening to sue if the ad isn’t run.


Stop requested: DPS’ plan for student transit fees requires reworking for fairness

Last year, former Student Body President Hogan Medlin and his executive board told Department of Public Safety officials that the five-year transportation plan was unacceptable and burdensome to students but say they were repeatedly ignored. Last week, students proved that these concerns were more than just talk by rejecting a proposed $14.50 increase to the student transportation fee. DPS needs to accept that rejection and find a revenue model that fairly incorporates student concerns.