Community Bike Cruiser Ride

Join other cyclists for the Bike Chapel Hill-Carrboro 8 Mile Cruiser Ride. Meet at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Wallace Deck at 150 E. Rosemary St. for a ride through town, followed by food, drinks, free entertainment and decorating contests.

Two routes will be offered-a faster paced route for serious cyclists and a shorter, slower route for families and recreational cyclists. The event also includes live music, Gold Sprints and prize drawings. Dress extravagantly, and enjoy the evening!

Tar Heel Express Shuttles to UNC-CH Commencement Ceremony

Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) will provide Tar Heel Express Shuttle Service from 7:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 8,  for the UNC-Chapel Hill Commencement Ceremony at Kenan Stadium.

The CHT shuttles will operate from the University Mall (201 South Estes Drive, Chapel Hill – lot next to Dillard’s) and the Friday Center (100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill) park and ride 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 at least one (1) hour prior to the start of the ceremony to allow for possible traffic delays.

For those wishing to stay on campus longer, Carolina Livery will provide shuttle service from 12:30 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.

For more on the Tar Heel Express Shuttle Service, please visit the CHT website at www.chtransit.org or call 919-969-4900.

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

Workshop on Expanded Bus and Rail Options

Third Round of Workshops on Expanded Bus and Rail Options Begin March 22
Triangle Citizens Invited to Share Feedback Following Evaluation of Transit Corridors

WHAT: The last series of public workshops providing Triangle citizens with an opportunity to share input on the alternative analysis process as part of the Triangle Regional Transit Program (TRTP) will start on March 22. The TRTP includes proposed options for rail and expanded bus service in the region. The series of seven workshops in Wake, Durham and Orange counties will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Note time change: The session scheduled for Monday, March 28, in Raleigh will be from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. The workshops are part of a federally prescribed alternatives analysis required by the Federal Transit Administration.

WHO: Triangle Transit and the region’s two planning organizations and bus service providers are leading the Triangle Regional Transit Program.

WHEN:

Raleigh– Tuesday, March 22
Triangle Town Center, First Floor (Next to Dillard’s)
4 p.m.-7p.m.

Durham– Wednesday, March 23
Durham Station Transportation Center, 515 W. Pettigrew St.
4 p.m.-7 p.m.

Chapel Hill– Thursday, March 24
Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Dr. (Redbud Room)
4 p.m.-7 p.m.

Raleigh– Monday, March 28
Mt. Peace Baptist Church, 1601 MLK Jr. Blvd.
6 p.m.-9 p.m. (NOTE TIME CHANGE)

Cary– Tuesday, March 29
Bond Park Senior Center, 120 Maury O’Dell Pl. off High House Road
4 p.m.-7p.m.

Raleigh– Thursday, March 30
McKimmon Conference Center, NC State University, 1101 Gorman St.
4 p.m.-7 p.m.

Research Triangle Park– Wednesday, March 31
Research Triangle Park Foundation, 6 Davis Dr.
4 p.m.-7p.m.

CONTACT: Ayana Hernandez
Fleishman-Hillard Communications
919-334-3781 or ayana.hernandez@fleishman.com
Brad Schulz
Triangle Transit
919-485-7434 or bschulz@triangletransit.org

**For more information, please visit http://www.ourtransitfuture.com, and interact with the Triangle Regional Transit Program on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/ourtransitfuture and Twitter http://twitter.com/TheTRTP. **
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