CHAPEL HILL TRANSIT will operate on a Sunday schedule (no U route service; NU route ends at 7 p.m.) on Friday, Dec. 24 (no 420 route), and Monday, Dec. 27 and will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 25. On Dec. 28-30, CHT will operate local service (no CCX, FCX or JFX routes). EZ Rider will operate from 6:15 a.m. to 8:52 p.m. on Dec. 24 and Dec. 27.
This is a great way to enjoy your first bus ride while also receiving candy canes and jingle bells too! Try out Chapel Hill Transit on December 17th. Hop on the bus, December 17 from 10 a.m. to Noon at the Eubanks or Southern Village Park & Ride to discover how the bus works and enjoy a few treats! Take a picture along with your address and email to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a fun treat in the mail. Happy December – Jingle Jingle!
In November the Town of Chapel Hill held the Go Chapel Hill 2021 Commute Choices Conference celebrating 30 Years of Transportation Demand Management Commute Choices. Over 100 in attendance received Best Practices information regarding Commute Choices with 33 speakers offering examples of our roles in being Good Stewards of the Earth.
Speakers included Sabrina Glenn, the President of the South East Association for Commuter Transportation (SEACT) and the Executive Director, David Straus, of the International Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT). The Town’s Sustainability Officer, John Richardson spoke along with other speakers from the around the region and state. The day long conference also formally introduced the first program of it’s kind on the East Coast, Vets On the Move, for Veterans understanding and acclimating to Commute Choices in the Chapel Hill/Triangle area.
The 2021 Mayor’s Awards were presented by Mayor Pam Hemminger. Congratulations to those recognized at the 30th Anniversary Conference, for Awards of Excellence!
American Legion Post 6 – Service to the Community Award
Disabled American Veterans – Service to American Veterans Award
411 West Café – Answers Every Time Called Upon Award
Carolina Square Mixed Use Development – Most Comprehensive TMP Award
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church – TDM Property and Program Award
Orange Water and Sewer Authority – Working Towards Better Transportation Management Award
UNC’s The Farm – Good Stewards of the Earth Award
University Child Care Center – Getting It Right Award
St. Thomas More Catholic Church – Longest Active TMP Program Award
The Cedars of Chapel Hill – Other’s First, Service Award
Amanda Simmons, TDM Manager at UNC-Chapel Hill – Go Chapel Hill 2021 TDM Leadership Award
The annual conference focuses on best practices in alternative transportation and is part of the larger year-round program, Go Chapel Hill Commute Choices program. A thank you to this year’s sponsor SEACT. Scattered throughout the day between speakers were Transportation Polls, Bingo, Word Searches and Trivia Questions all sponsored by SEACT’s special funding! Thank you to all the speakers and SEACT to make the 30th Anniversary special. For more information regarding the Go Chapel Hill Transportation Commute Choices, contact email@example.com !
Visit Church and Rosemary Streets to collect some good items for more visibility when walking and cycling now that the daylight hours are limited! Hope to see you – just watch for the Go Chapel Hill designated area with lots of goodies and informational materials! Happy winter days!