The Five-Year Plan has four main guiding principles that encourage the Transportation & Parking department to reduce the current parking subsidy for transit services and developing a more equitable balance of the cost of the Transportation and Parking System to all users of the System.

Safety

Safety

Provide adequate and safe access for all who need to come to campus.

Sustainability

Sustainability

Encourage sustainable multimodal transportation options for all users of the system.

Support

Support

Support the university-wide facilities master planning effort to create a comprehensive framework for development of the physical campus

Self-Funding

Self-Funding

Transportation and parking operations will remain solely self-funded and receipt supported.

Supporting Practices

  1. Maintain adequate on-campus parking for visitors and patients.
  2. Maintain commitment to partnership with the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro in the operation of the Chapel Hill Transit fare-free system.
  3. Maintain commitment to promote use of GoTriangle and other regional transit options for access to the main campus.
  4. Reduce the current parking subsidy for transit services.
  5. Develop a more equitable balance of the cost of the Transportation and Parking System to all users of the System.

The Advisory Committee on Transportation and Parking (ACT) uses the guiding principles and supporting practices to shape the 5-Year Plan Recommendations.