The Commuter Alternative Program rewards faculty, staff and students who choose to take the bus, join a rideshare, ride a bike or walk to campus. Sustainable transportation options improve air quality, build community and reduce traffic congestion to make everyone’s commute better.

CAP Eligibility Rules

  • Must live off campus
  • Must forgo an on-campus parking permit
  • Must be a UNC student or employee (paid by the University or Hospitals) to receive a GoPass or vanpool subsidy

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Commuter News & Announcements

Kick Gas

June 14, 2018

Chapel Hill Transit is fare-free in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. GoTriangle, PART, and Chatham Transit can get you around the region for a small fare. Don't know how to ride the bus? Check out GoTriangle's upbeat rap video or online guide. Use the free TransLoc Rider app or website to track buses in real-time.

Categories: Commuter Alternative Program


Venable Parking Lot Will Close May 14 for Kenan Labs Construction

May 7, 2018

Categories: Construction, Overflow Parking, Parking, Parking Lot Closure, Transit, Transportation & Parking


UNC-Chapel Hill Makes Mobile Pay Available for Park & Ride Lots

April 4, 2018

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students and employees may now purchase a daily Park & Ride permit through the Parkmobile website or the mobile app. All University-operated Park & Ride lots will now accept mobile payments: 725 MLK Jr. Blvd. Park & Ride – Zone 4465 Chatham County Park…

Categories: Commuting Alternatives, Five-Year Plan, Transit, Transportation & Parking