University

Chapel Hill Transit differs from university service in summer months

Posted on August 17, 2015

Chapel Hill Transit Bus photo: bendertj/Flickr
Chapel Hill Transit Bus photo: bendertj/Flickr
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — An analysis of Chapel Hill Transit service finds it differs from other university shuttle services during the summer months, as its ridership stays fairly consistent,The Daily Tar Heel reported.

The transit system, which covers a combination of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and the University, will go from 27,000 rides a day when school is session to 22,000 rides a day during the summer, rounding out to about 6.9 million trips a year, according to the report.

North Carolina State University
North Carolina State University
N.C. State University's Wolfline bus system — a solely university-based line — sees a much more drastic decrease in ridership over the summer from about 7,000 hours of service per month during the school year and only 2,000 hours of service per month during the summer, the Tar Heel reported.

For the full story, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Ohio's TARTA reaches agreement to provide university shuttle services

There are 16 Ohio colleges and universities with similar partnerships with their regional transit authorities, however, UT’s agreement with TARTA is unique in that faculty and staff also benefit with free access to community bus routes.

ASU student liked public transit so much he sold his car

Last summer, while traveling in Munich, Ryan Wadding saw how simple and enjoyable public transit and walking can be.

Fla. students tour Palm Tran facilities

The tour was part of Garrett A. Morgan Shadow Day, an event celebrating African American achievements in transit.

U. of Kentucky shuttle service offers commute-planning assistance

Students and employees will be able to indicate which alternative transportation modes they would like to try, as well as their desired starting and ending points.

Study links rising SoCal car ownership with decline in transit ridership

The six-county region added 2.1 million household vehicles between the years 2000 and 2015, a car increase that nearly quadruples the rate of the preceding decade.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close