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 daytime 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 and Announcements

Chapel Hill Transit to Pilot Battery-Electric Buses

June 11, 2019

Thanks to $380,000 from a student-run group at UNC-Chapel Hill named the Renewable Energy Special Projects Committee (RESPC), the Chapel Hill Transit system will be able to acquire a third electric bus as part of its plan to pilot battery electric buses to reduce emissions and improve local air quality.

Categories: Transit, Transportation & Parking


Ridge Road Closed for Chapel Hill Super Regional

June 6, 2019

UNC is hosting the 2019 Super Regionals at the Boshamer Stadium June 8 – 10. Ridge Road will be closed to through traffic four hours prior to game until end of game egress on Sat. June 8, Sun. June 9 and as needed on Mon. June 10. Local permit holders, buses…

Categories: Athletic Event, Event, Internal Website, Parking, Special Event, Transit, Transportation & Parking


Student Parking Lottery Registration Begins June 17

June 4, 2019

Registration for the student 2019-20 Academic Year Parking Lottery begins on June 17 and will end on July 5. There is a limit of one lottery entry per student. First-year students are not eligible for parking.

Categories: Academic Calendar, Commuter Alternative Program, Commuting Alternatives, Internal Website, Parking, Student Lottery, Transportation & Parking