Chapel Hill Transit Restores Trips On CW & CM Routes Monday

HIRING BUS OPERATORSChapel Hill Transit will restore several trips to the CW and CM routes beginning Monday, March 28.

Staff at Chapel Hill Transit reduced service on several routes January 10 amidst the unprecedented numbers of daily call outs due to safety protocols related to COVID-19 and other illnesses. “The number of call outs has decreased, though they haven’t returned to normal levels. We feel comfortable adding back some of the services we had to stop,” according to Nick Pittman, transit planning manager. “We know these service changes impacted a lot of customers, and we’re excited to be able to begin returning service to our community members.”

Customers can view the updated schedules on the All Routes & Schedules page.

The CW route will begin running the following trips:

  • Departing from Old Fayetteville Road at NC 54
    • 7:40 a.m.
    • 8 a.m.
    • 8:40 a.m.
    • 9 a.m.
    • 3:50 p.m.
    • 4:50 p.m.
    • 5:50 p.m.

The CM route will begin running the following trips

  • Departing from Jones Ferry Park and Ride
    • 7:15 a.m.
    • 7:45 a.m.
    • 8:20 a.m.
    • 8:50 a.m.
    • 3:20 p.m.
    • 3:50 p.m.
    • 4:25 p.m.

“As our team members become less and less impacted by COVID-19 and other issues that prevent them from coming into work, we look forward to bringing back more and more of our service,” says Jeffrey Sullivan, community outreach manager. “Please continue to be patient with our team and follow COVID-19 safety protocols on our buses, including wearing a mask over your nose and mouth while on the bus.”