Chapel Hill Transit Seeks Public Input for Proposed Service Adjustments

Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) will hold a series of public input session on its proposed service adjustments for fiscal year 2010/11. The sessions will be held Monday, May 17, 2010 at the Chapel Hill Bible Church on 260 Erwin Road, Chapel Hill, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The sessions will start with a short presentation from CHT staff, and then the public will be invited to share their opinions.

CHT is recommending a series of service adjustments intended to increase schedule reliability, better match service to ridership and improve the efficiency of the system. The proposed adjustments include: 

Fixed Route Adjustments – effective date August 23, 2010:

CCX Route – Weekday service will start at 6:00 a.m. and end at 8:00 p.m.

F Route – The 6:20 a.m. and the 6:55 a.m. trips will begin at McDougle School instead of Weaver Street Market

HS Route – Service will operate every 60 minutes from 6:45 a.m. to 5:40 p.m.

M Route – Discontinue service due to low ridership and the availability of alternative service (CM route) nearby.

NS Route – Weekday morning 10 minute service will be provided from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

NU Route – The 7:25 a.m. and 8:05 a.m. trips will be eliminated.

RU Route – Service will operate every 15 minutes from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., instead of every 10 minutes. 

Shared Ride/Feeder Service Adjustments – effective date August 1, 2010:

Shared Ride Evening/Sunday Service – Eliminate service.

Shared Ride Feeder Service – Eliminate service.