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

CAP Membership

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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Transportation News

Homegrown Halloween 2017

October 23, 2017

UNC partners with the Town of Chapel Hill to create a Homegrown Halloween celebration with the goal of having a fun and safe locally hosted and attended event. With this in mind, many roadways and parking lots on campus will be restricted for the event.

Categories: Event, Parking Lot Closure, Special Event, Transit


Traveling for Fall Break 2017?

October 2, 2017

Heading out of town for Fall Break? UNC has convenient and affordable options!

Categories: Holiday Service, Transit, Transportation & Parking


Transportation Fair is Sept. 28

September 25, 2017

Stop by for free bus passes, a personalized trip plan, free vanpool for a month, and fun swag! This is your chance to give input on transit planning, learn about all transportation options at UNC, and catch a demo of UNC’s upcoming bike share program, Tar Heel Bikes.

Categories: Bike, Carpool, Commuting Alternatives, Event, Transit, Transportation & Parking