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Additional Buses for UNC-Chapel Hill Early Release March 12

Post Date:03/12/2018 12:36 PM

Chapel Hill Transit will operate additional buses beginning at 12:30 p.m. today (Monday, March 12) to assist with the University at North Carolina early release at 1 p.m. today.

Chapel Hill Transit buses will continue to follow normal routes and published schedules as long as the streets are safe for travel.  Staff members will continue to monitor the weather throughout the day and will provide an update about Tuesday's service later this evening.

For route information, call 919-485-7433. Follow @chtransit on Twitter and visit for additional information.

Where to Get Service Information:

Conditions can change quickly. Before you leave, get the latest updates on weather related delays and detours:


Using NextBus:

CHT’s NextBus system estimates the next arrivals for buses in real time, based on each vehicle's location and average speed. But when many vehicles are off-route or significantly delayed, it cannot make accurate arrival predictions. NextBus can, however, tell you if your line is delayed, or the location of the next vehicle.


Riding Tips:

  • If there's no traffic going by your bus stop, walk to a stop on a busy street.
  • If your bus stop is in the middle of a hill, walk to the bottom or top where the operator can safely stop.
  • Stand back from the curb until the bus comes to a complete stop. Buses can slide sideways in slippery conditions.
  • Keep in mind, your bus may not pull all the way over to the curb to avoid getting stuck.


Chapel Hill Transit is the public transportation provider that serves Chapel Hill, Carrboro and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For complete information about Chapel Hill Transit services, schedules, route changes or directions to the nearest Chapel Hill Transit stop, visit us at, email or call a customer service representative at 919-485-7433.

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