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The NC Department of Transportation will close South Road to through traffic for utility repairs between Raleigh Street and Stadium Drive beginning May 15. The road is scheduled to reopen August 4, weather permitting.
05/10/2017 4:24 PM
Most municipal offices will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.
05/08/2017 8:39 AM
New crosswalks with refuge islands are coming to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to improve pedestrian safety at key locations along this busy thoroughfare.
05/05/2017 3:27 PM
Some Chapel Hill Transit routes will be detoured on the UNC campus starting May 15 due to construction on South Road.
05/05/2017 1:30 PM
Adjustments will be made to some Chapel Hill Transit routes during the summer.
04/28/2017 8:05 AM
Chapel Hill Transit will provide Tar Heel Express shuttle service from 6:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 14, to the UNC Commencement Ceremony at Kenan Stadium.
04/28/2017 8:05 AM
The Town of Chapel Hill saw more than 5.25 inches of rain fall in two and a half days beginning Sunday afternoon.
04/25/2017 5:11 PM
Safe Rides will not operate from April 29 to Aug. 24, during the UNC summer break.
04/19/2017 9:32 AM
Chapel Hill Transit HS and Senior Shuttle routes are detoured on Homestead Road due to a house fire.
04/19/2017 8:42 AM
The 10th running of Endurance Magazine’s Tar Heel 10 Miler featuring the Fleet Feet Sports Four Mile Run will cause some impacts to traffic and Chapel Hill Transit on Saturday, April 22.
04/17/2017 1:32 PM
Saturday T and FG routes will be detoured on April 22 due to the UNC Science Expo and Tar Heel 10 Miler.
04/11/2017 10:26 AM
The Town of Chapel Hill will begin a couple projects in the downtown corridor on Monday, April 10, that may impact traffic.
04/07/2017 11:47 AM
Chapel Hill Transit Service Alert: W. Franklin Street at University Baptist Bus Stop Temporarily Closed on April 10
Chapel Hill Transit will temporarily close the bus stop on West Franklin Street at University Baptist (#3423) on Monday, April 10, due to a tree replacement project.
04/07/2017 11:28 AM
Transit routes may be delayed this evening due to heavy traffic around the UNC campus. Skipper Bowles Drive will have one-way traffic starting at 4 p.m.
04/04/2017 2:50 PM
The Town of Chapel Hill would like to stress the importance of safety in celebrations on Franklin Street.
04/03/2017 11:00 AM
Transit routes will follow regular routes and schedules as street conditions allow. If Franklin Street is closed, the J route will be detoured.
04/03/2017 9:40 AM
Most municipal offices will be closed Friday, April 14.
04/03/2017 9:07 AM
The Town of Chapel Hill responded Saturday night into Sunday morning to the community’s celebration of UNC-Chapel Hill’s victory in the Men’s NCAA Final Four.
04/02/2017 1:19 AM
Share your thoughts about the Orange County transit plan. Public meetings will be held on April 13 and April 18.
03/31/2017 8:54 AM
"We’re all pulling for a Tar Heel victory, and when that happens, we want everyone to be able to return home safely.”
03/30/2017 2:07 PM