The Commuter Alternative Program (CAP) offers the following benefits to members:

  • CAP Discount Card – use this card for discounts at participating restaurants and shops
  • Prize Drawings – automatic entry for a chance to win prizes, donated by local businesses
  • Zipcar Discount – become a Zipcar member for free!
  • Monthly E-Newsletter – “Commuter News” includes promotions, events, transit alerts, traffic detours, and more!
  • Free 1-Day Parking (sign in to print permit)
    • Permanent employees may print 1 permit per calendar month
      Permits can be used in S11 lots on Skipper Bowles Dr, UNC/Town Park & Ride lots, or remote work locations (“R” zone).
    • Students may print 1 permit per semester
      Permits can be used in S11-Manning lot or UNC/Town Park & Ride lots.
  • Emergency Ride Home
    • Local trips: Use P2P’s Emergency Ride Back to local Park & Ride lots and residences in Chapel Hill/Carrboro
    • GoTriangle riders: Sign up for this free Emergency Ride Home program (employees only)
    • PART riders: Use this free Emergency Ride Home program (employees only)
    • Pittsboro Express (PX) riders: Call Chatham Transit at 919-542-5136 (Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Subsidies – Eligible commuters may choose between:
    • GoPass to ride GoTriangle / PART (must live outside Chapel Hill Transit service area)
    • Pittsboro Express Pass (must live outside Chapel Hill Transit service area)
    • Vanpool discount of $30/month (deducted from GoTriangle or PART vanpool fares)

Best Workplaces for Commuters
For over a decade, UNC has been a proud member of Best Workplaces for Commuters. These nationally-recognized organizations offer outstanding commuter benefits to their employees, encouraging them to use alternative transportation to reduce traffic and improve air quality.