Tar Heel Express Shuttles to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Commencement Ceremony
(Note: Shuttles will not operate from University Place, formerly University Mall, this year)
Chapel Hill Transit will provide Tar Heel Express Shuttle Service on Sunday, May 8, 2016, from 6:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Commencement Ceremony at Kenan Stadium. Chapel Hill Transit shuttles will operate from 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 Friday Center will be FREE.
Riders, especially graduates, 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 p.m. 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 the Friday Center park and ride lots.
For additional information on the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Commencement Ceremony, please visit http://www.unc.edu/commencement/.
Brian M Litchfield, Director
The primary mission of Chapel Hill Transit is to provide safe, convenient, affordable, reliable, and responsive public transportation services to residents and visitors of the Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and University of North Carolina communities; to be accessible, efficiently operated and supportive of a healthy environment and a sustainable local economy; and to connect and coordinate with other transportation means in the Research Triangle area providing an alternative for local and regional travel.
Chapel Hill Transit is made up of three divisions including the Administrative Division, the Operations Division and the Maintenance Division. Duties of the divisions of Chapel Hill Transit include:
- Fixed-route bus services and EZ rider service for the mobility-challenged for the communities of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and the University of North Carolina.
- Operation of the Tar Heel Express – a park and ride shuttle service for special events.
- Compliance with State and federal regulations.
- Accurate and timely reporting of statistics.
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