August 30, 2012
Steve Spade, director of Chapel Hill Transit for the past six years, is leaving to take a position as transit director for Wichita Transit. During his leadership, the agency acquired its first hybrid and articulated buses and created a collaborative relationship with community partners.
January 13, 2012
As part of the town’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day week-long celebration for town employees, Chapel Hill Transit workers will reenact the historic day when Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery City bus in Alabama on Dec. 1, 1955.
October 31, 2011
The student transit fee covers student contribution to the Chapel Hill Transit contract, Triangle Transit, P2P and Safe Ride funding, and is currently $113.50 a year per student.
October 20, 2011
This system will allow for the seamless planning of trips using public transportation in the Triangle region. Riders will have a real-time view of buses in route on a detailed online map.
May 6, 2011
One of the larger operations within the NCDOT system and will be the first non-rural agency to participate. They will be using FleetFocus to track over 140 transit vehicles.
October 21, 2010
High-seniority Chapel Hill Transit drivers said that their issues with a lack of sufficient time to take restroom and lunch breaks have not been adequately answered. Transit director says drivers are able to stop along the route at the authorized restroom stops.
June 29, 2009
Since Chapel Hill Transit became fare free in 2002, it has become the second-largest transit system in North Carolina.
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