Tar Heel Express Shuttles to UNC-CH Commencement Ceremony

Chapel Hill Transit will provide FREE Tar Heel Express Shuttle Service on Sunday, May 9, 2010, from 7:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m for the UNC-Chapel Hill Commencement Ceremony.

The CHT shuttles will operate from the University Mall (lot next to Dillard’s) and the Friday Center park and rides lots to Kenan Stadium on Stadium Drive (Gate 2). Buses will run every 10 to 15 minutes, providing continuous and fully accessible service between the park and rides and Kenan Stadium. The shuttles and parking at the University Mall and the Friday Center will be FREE.

Riders are encouraged to arrive at the park and ride lots one (1) hour prior to the start of the event to allow for possible traffic delays.

For those wishing to stay on campus longer, Carolina Livery will provide shuttle service from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Carolina Livery shuttles will loop campus making stops at the Student Union, the Old Well on Cameron Avenue and the Dean E. Smith Center and returning to University Mall and the Friday Center park and ride lots.

The Univeristy Mall is located at 201 South Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. 

The Friday Center is located at 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599.

For additional information on the UNC-Chapel Hill Commencement Ceremony, please visit http://www.unc.edu/commencement/.

For more on the Tar Heel Express Shuttle Service, visit www.townofchapelhill.org/tarheelexpress.

Chapel Hill Transit Releases Summer Break Schedule

CHT will begin its Summer Service Schedule on Saturday, May 8, 2010. The following weekday routes will end earlier in the evening:

CM route – 7:47 p.m. at Jones Ferry park and ride lot
CW route – 6:45 p.m. at Jones Ferry park and ride lot
D route – 8:03 p.m. at UNC Hospitals
J route – 7:24 p.m. at Rock Haven Road
NU route – 8:40 p.m. at the PR lot
V route – 8:06 p.m. at Southern Village park and ride lot

The following changes will also go into effect on May 8, 2010:

The U and NU routes will not operate on Saturdays and Sundays.

Safe Rides will not operate beginning Thursday, April 29, 2010.

Shared Ride Services will end at 10:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and at 5:30 p.m. on Sundays.