Chapel Hill Transit to Adjust Service for Halloween Evening

During the evening of Monday, October 31, 2016, Chapel Hill Transit will adjust some routes and schedules to accommodate the Halloween celebration on Franklin Street. The following schedule modifications will be in effect:

  • CM route will end at 8:00 p.m. at Pittsboro Street Credit Union
  • CW route will end at 7:39 p.m. at Jones Ferry Park and Ride
  • D Route will end at 8:43 p.m. at the Sagebrook Apartments (route will detour due to Franklin Street Closure)
  • F Route will end at 8:45 p.m. at Colony Woods (route will detour due to Franklin Street Closure)
  • J Route will end at 8:32 p.m. at Jones Ferry Road and Collins Crossing
  • NS Route will end at 8:20 p.m. at the Eubanks Park and Ride
  • NU Route will end at 8:29 p.m. at RR Lot
  • EZ Rider service will end at 8:30 p.m.

All other routes will operate on regular routes and published schedules, although delays may occur due to increased traffic.

Safe Ride buses will operate from 11 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., as Franklin Street reopens.

Please be advised that due to road closures and traffic pattern changes, Chapel Hill Transit may be unable to operate published schedules for these routes. The delays will also impact Next­Bus predictions.

There will be no bus shuttles operating from park and ride lots to the Halloween celebration.


Contact Information

Brian M Litchfield, Director
6900 Millhouse Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Phone: 919-969-4908
Fax: 919-968-2840
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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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