Travel Safety Initiatives
We want everyone to travel safely in Chapel Hill. The Police Department and area partners will continue speed enforcement and Watch for Me N.C. initiatives throughout the month of February. These initiatives are an effort to continue to preserve and enhance a safe community in which to travel, whether on two wheels, four wheels, two feet, or other methods.
Watch For Me N.C. is a statewide safety initiative designed to improve relationships on roads between people who drive, people who walk, people who roll and people who bike. People may receive helpful information, warnings, and in some cases, tickets for violations during these initiatives.
The Chapel Hill Police Department is taking additional steps to encourage safety among all travelers of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and throughout the community. You may notice an enhanced police presence along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The Watch For Me N.C. travel-safety initiative scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 27, is being moved from South Columbia Street to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. You will also notice temporary digital signs along the road to encourage safe-travel behaviors.
Chapel Hill Transit Seeks Public Input on Short Range Transit Plan
The Chapel Hill Transit service area is continuing to grow and how people get around is changing. Building on past planning work, Chapel Hill Transit is conducting a Short-Range Transit Plan (SRTP) that will service as a roadmap for the next 10 years and position the system for continued future success. This plan is being developed in coordination with similar short range transit planning efforts being undertaken by Orange Public Transportation and GoTriangle.
What can Chapel Hill Transit do to better meet your transit needs?
- More frequent service
- Service in new areas
- Service at earlier and/or later times
- More service on weekends
- More service to/from areas outside of Chapel Hill
- Faster connections
- Enhanced bus stop amenities
You’re Invited! To provide feedback, Chapel Hill Transit invites you to attend one of the following Community Meetings to kick off the plan:
Monday, Sept. 25
Carrboro Town Hall
301 West Main St.
Carrboro, NC 27510
Served by CW Route
Chapel Hill Town Hall – HRD Training Room 2nd Floor
405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Served by A, G, N, NS and T Routes
8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
UNC Hospitals — Children’s Hospital Lobby
Served by most CHT Routes
11 a.m.–1 p.m.
UNC Campus – Student Union
Served by most CHT Routes
Additional input opportunities will be announced as the planning effort continues. We want you to tell us how Chapel Hill Transit can make your life easier and serve you better. At these meetings, you will have an opportunity to learn about transit trends and discuss your transit needs. View exhibits, discuss transit options and issues with the staff, and complete a survey to help shape the future of transit for the area. If you are unable to attend in person, complete a five-minute, interactive survey at http://chapelhillsurvey.com. For more information, contact Chapel Hill Transit at (919) 485-7433.
Interested persons unable to attend the Community Meetings may submit comments by any of the following methods:
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Call (919) 485-7433 and press 1 for customer service
3. Mail to 6900 Millhouse Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-8175, Attn: Public Input
All comments received by 5 p.m. on Oct. 6, 2017, will become part of the official public forum record and will be considered by Chapel Hill Transit.