Adopt a plan for financial sustainability for public transit in partnership with UNC‐Chapel Hill, Carrboro, GoTriangle and Orange County
Brian Litchfield, Chapel Hill Transit Director
- Chapel Hill Transit Partners have finalized the FY16-28 Capital Plan and are using it to develop capital and budget requests.
- Sixteen (16) new fixed route replacement buses have been placed into service and six (6) additional replacement fixed routes buses have been ordered with an expected May 2018 delivery date.
- Seven (7) EZ Rider replacement vehicles have been ordered with an expected January 2018 delivery date.
- Staff is developing an Invitation for Bid (IFB) for electric buses and expect to issue a purchase order for at least one (1) electric bus by June 30, 2017.
- Upgraded NextBus to include mobile data terminals on 98 buses, along with adding covert alarm capability (safety) and engine diagnostics (improved maintenance).
- Initiated bus stop assessment process to bring up to 10 existing bus stops into ADA compliance.
- Initiated the Short Range Transit Plan that will serve as Chapel Hill Transit’s roadmap for the next 10 years and position the agency for continued future success. The Short Range Transit Plan will look at funding opportunities, integration of BRT, and longer-term strategic issues such as light rail integration and ongoing regional coordination with GoTriangle, Orange County and other regional stakeholders.
- The North-South Bus Rapid Transit Project was accepted into Project Development by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and staff is working to finalize scopes of work for the Environmental Study and Design Study.
November 7, 2017
- Short Range Transit Plan
- Draft Scope of Work - North South BRT: Environmental
- Draft Scope of Work - North South BRT: Design
- Chapel Hill Transit Capital Plan (FY16-28)
- April 11, 2016 – Chapel Hill Town Council Approves Debt-Financing
- April 27, 2016 – Chapel Hill Town Council Adopts North South LPA
- January 5, 2015 Chapel Hill Town Council Work Session Presentation
- Draft - Chapel Hill Transit State of the System Report