Go Chapel Hill Friday Focus IV – Carry Your Own Torch!

Go Kumar Neppalli and Dale May!  GO Chapel Hill!  Go TEAM USA!

The 2021 Olympic Games are going strong, as is Team USA!  Will you be a torch-carrying Go Chapel Hill Team member?  Olympic athletes are using alternative transportation to get around Tokyo. Team USA Athletes are carpooling, taking the bus, cycling, rolling and walking. Town of Chapel Hill employees, Kumar Neppalli and Dale May, carry the torch for inspiring them as they have before, and/or are currently carpooling to work!  Send  images of you using alternate transportation with your home-designed torch so we can add it to GoChapelHill.org, supporting Team USA.  Commute options are good for your health and the earth, too.  Register for Gift Card Drawings  for using alternative modes of transportation.  Also, JOIN THE GO CH BIRTHDAY CLUB   for even more benefits!

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Go Chapel Hill Friday Focus IV – Carry Your Own Torch!

The 2021 Olympic Games are only weeks away and you can be a torch-carrying Go Chapel Hill Team member!  Olympic athletes use alternative transportation to get around. Team USA Athletes take the bus, telework, ride bicycles, carpool, roll, and walk. Town employee, Jordan Powell, uses the torch for inspiring him as he take transit during the day and rides his bicycle later for excellent exercise (and to get to work as well)!  Send images of you using alternate transportation with your home-designed torch so we can add it to GoChapelHill.org supporting Team USA. Commute options are good for your health and the earth, too.  Register for gift card drawings  for using alternative modes of transportation.  Also, JOIN THE GO CH BIRTHDAY CLUB  for even more benefits!

Go Jordan Powell!  GO CHAPEL HILL!

Estes Drive Public Information Meeting Aug. 4th

The Town of Chapel Hill will host a virtual public information meeting on Aug. 4 and virtual office hours on Aug. 5 to give an overview of the Estes Drive Connectivity Project.

The Town of Chapel Hill will host a virtual public information meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4th, to give a brief overview of the Estes Drive Connectivity Project. Virtual office hours will also be available for drop-in from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5th.

Work is scheduled to begin on Estes Drive—from west of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Caswell Road—in late August or early September. Work will consist of bicycle and pedestrian improvements, including raised bike lanes, sidewalks, and a 10-foot multiuse path. More information can be found at townofchapelhill.org/estes.

Register to attend the Aug. 4th public information meeting via Zoom at us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mcP2W-vhTnKYVxrniiqvWQ.

Register to drop in for office hours on Aug. 5th via Zoom at us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAocu6hrTgoH9PqvBGOG3CCOiDilSD9nz0X.

Tar Heel Bikes Hub Relocated to West Franklin Street

Town of Chapel Hill – The Town and UNC-Chapel Hill have coordinated with UNC bikeshare provider, Bolt Mobility, to move a Tar Heel Bikes hub to Downtown Chapel Hill. The hub is on the brick area on the southeast corner of West Franklin and Church streets.

The Town and UNC-Chapel Hill have coordinated with the UNC bikeshare provider, Bolt Mobility, to move a Tar Heel Bikes hub from campus to Downtown Chapel Hill. The hub is on the brick area on the southeast corner of West Franklin and Church streets.

The hub is located in downtown to test ridership and to inform future shared mobility options in Chapel Hill. The Town is exploring additional hub opportunities with UNC.

Tar Heel Bikes can be picked up or dropped off at this location. Anyone may use Tar Heel Bikes for one hour with the Daily Plan, without needing to pay for a yearly membership. After registering for an account, find and reserve a bike using the SoBi mobile app, the SoBi website, or the bicycle keypad. For more information on how to use Tar Heel Bikes, please visit move.unc.edu/bikeshare.