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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Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton has published a book on transit in Orange County, just in time for Tuesday’s transit vote.
Rev. Mark Davidson never expected a handful of spray-painted swastikas as a response to a bus ad his church took out in August.
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.
At a public forum Thursday night, more than 30 local residents discussed Chapel Hill’s controversial bus advertising policy, with some calling for the end of political advertising.
Local and University officials gathered Monday night to garner support for a proposed transit plan from students — a key demographic in this year’s election.
Orange County moved one step closer to the future of its transportation services Tuesday.
After weeks of debate, a divisive bus ad on Chapel Hill Transit buses is still causing controversy.
The fate of a half-cent sales tax increase referendum in Orange County might depend on an unlikely source of support this election year — students.
In addition to recent tuition hikes, students might have to pay more just to get around campus.
After more than six years, Chapel Hill is losing a spoke on the wheel that helps keep the town rolling.
An advertisement in Chapel Hill Transit buses calling for an end to U.S. occupation in Israel has been temporarily removed.
Chapel Hill Transit wants more people to ride the buses — and they hope an event happening today will encourage people to do so.
Lower student fees means more walking. Working to accommodate a tighter transportation system budget, members of the advisory committee for transportation met Wednesday to discuss tentative cutbacks to student transit.
The future of public transportation in Chapel Hill is in transit, and money is at the core of the issue.
Chapel Hill Transit employees will turn into actors today to remember an African-American woman who took a stand after she was denied equal access to the services they provide every day.
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.
Chapel Hill Transit might be forced to cut entire bus routes and reduce the frequency of bus stops due to a lack of funds.
Chapel Hill Transit buses sported a new batch of Wells Fargo advertisements this week — the first of many to come, officials said.
The student fee advisory subcommittee decided on its two most contentious fees Wednesday.
Chapel Hill’s Carolina blue buses will become mobile billboards as early as this fall — a change that will help fund Chapel Hill Transit’s future.
With a $2.3 million gap in the town’s transit system budget, some riders could be left without a way home.