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  • DATA Rt 3/16A/16B detoured at Liberty St at N Elizabeth for street paving

    Please note that detours are subject to change without notice due to traffic conditions and decisions made.

     

    Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct. 28

    Explanation: Street paving at Liberty and N Elizabeth Streets prevents the bus from travelling its usual route.

     Location of Closures: Liberty St at N Elizabeth to Grace Ln

    Route(s) Affected:

    Route 3, 16A, 16B (Inbound and Outbound)

    Bus Stop CLOSURES:

    #6572 - Liberty St at Elizabeth St 

    #6574 - Liberty St at Elizabeth St

    Alternative Stop(s):

    #5573 - Holloway St at Elizabeth St

    #6490 - Holloway St at Elizabeth St


    Please take advantage of our GoLive real-time arrival system to stay informed of travel times or contact the GoTriangle Regional Information Center at 919-485-RIDE (7433).


  • Main Street Closure detours Bull City Connector 10/30-31

    Please note that detours are subject to change without notice due to traffic conditions and decisions made.

     

    Date/Time: Thursday, 10/30/2014 9am- 4pm and Friday, 10/31/2014 9am- 4pm

    Explanation: Main Street will be temporarily closed Thursday and Friday (October 30 and 31) to set up a crane and lift building materials for 201 West Main Street.

    Location of Closures: 201 West Main Street

    Route(s) Affected:

    BCC (OUTBOUND/EASTBOUND ONLY)

    Bus Stop CLOSURES:

    #6305 - E Chapel Hill St at Main St

    #6306 - Main St at Corcoran St

    #6307 - Main St at Mangum St

    Alternative Stop(s):

    #5774 - Durham Station

     #6382 - Main St at Roxboro St


    Please take advantage of our GoLive real-time arrival system to stay informed of travel times or contact the GoTriangle Regional Information Center at 919-485-RIDE (7433).


  • Take a Loved One to the Doctor (Nov. 1)


    Take a Loved One to the Doctor on DATA on November 1, 2014.  

    To get a free pass to ride DATA to the Durham County Health Department between 7am and 3pm on Saturday, November 1, just text the keyword DOCTOR to 24042 or 37890. Take the text message reply you receive to either the Durham Station customer service window or the DATA administrative office. 

    Pass Pick Up Locations

    Durham Station
    501 W. Pettigrew St
    Durham, NC 27701 (view map)
    Hours: 6am - Midnight (Mo-Sat); 7am - 7pm (Sun)

    DATA Administrative Office
    1903 Fay St
    Durham, NC 27704 (view map)
    Hours: 8am - 5pm (Mo-Fr)

    Get more details about the event at the Durham Diabetes Coalition website.


  • DATA Service Changes Begin Saturday, Sept. 27

    Approved Service Change Details

    Service changes were approved for the following routes.
    Please click on the route name/number for more details.

    The information reflects the final recommendations that were approved by the City of Durham.

    For full details, please visit the DATA Service Change page.

    En español: Cambios al servicio DATA para septiembre de 2014 - clic aqui.

    The following routes will have service changes:

    • Route 12 – Increase frequency to every 30 minutes, Monday through Saturday, 5:30AM to 7:00PM. NEW! Route Map & Schedule (pdf)

    • Route 14 – Add an early departure from Streets at Southpoint, Monday through Saturday. NEW! Route Map & Schedule (pdf)

    • Route 15 – Add trips to provide hourly service, Monday through Saturday, 5:30AM to 12:30AM and Sunday, 6:30AM to 7:30PM. On weekdays and Saturdays, trips would leave Durham Station every hour from 6AM through 12AM and on Sundays, from 7AM until 7PM. NEW! Route Map & Schedule (pdf)

    • Route 1A – To improve overall reliability, Front St would no longer be used as part of the turnaround. NEW! Route Map & Schedule (pdf)

    • Routes 2A/2B/2 – To improve overall reliability, Routes 2A/2B/2 outbound would serve Hosiery Mills from a new stop on Main St at Angier Ave. The outbound route would no longer serve the existing bus stop on Angier Ave in front of Hosiery Mills. The inbound route would continue to serve the bus stop on Angier Ave at Main St. NEW! Route Map & Schedule (pdf)

    • Route 2B – To improve overall reliability, the daytime Route 2B routing would utilize Taylor St instead of Liberty St, serving both Scattered Sites and Holton Career and Resource Center on inbound and outbound trips. NEW! Route Map & Schedule (pdf)

    • Route 6B – To improve overall reliability, the Vocational Rehabilitation Services on Operations Dr would only be served by Route 6B from 10AM to 3PM, Monday-Friday. Route 6B would no longer route through the Morreene Road Apartments on the outbound trip. A new outbound stop would be placed at Morreene Rd at Glasson St. NEW! Route Map & Schedule (pdf)

    • Routes 3, 16A, and 16B – After serving the inbound stop on Dillard St at Liberty St, the routes would continue south on Dillard St, crossing over Main St to turn onto Pettigrew St before returning to Durham Station. The inbound routes would no longer travel along Main St. NEW! Route Map & Schedule (pdf) 

    • Minor scheduling changes on some routes to improve reliability: NEW! Route 5/5K Map & Schedule • NEW! Route 10/10A Map & ScheduleNEW! Route 11 Map & Schedule

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  • Route 400 Detour- Friday October 31st on Franklin St.

    Triangle Transit

    Route 400

    Halloween, October 31st, 9:00pm-Midnight

    Please note that detours are subject to change without notice due to traffic
    conditions and decisions made.

    Event: 2014 UNC Halloween

    Location: Franklin St. Chapel Hill

    Explanation: Franklin St. in Chapel Hill will be closed at 9pm until midnight for the Halloween crowd that is expected.

    Location of Closures:
    Franklin St. from Raleigh St. to Roberson St.
    Columbia St. From Rosemary St. to Cameron Ave.
    There is restricted access at South Rd. at Country Club Rd., and Manning Dr. at Columbia St. 

    Route 400 Bus Stop Closures:

    Outbound to DATA:

    • Columbia St. at Abernethy Hall #3178
    • E. Franklin St. at Coffee Shop #3427
    • E. Franklin St. at Planetarium #3257
    • E. Franklin St. at S. Boundary St. #3255
    • E. Franklin St. at Glendale Dr. #3269
    • E. Franklin St. at Elizabeth St. #3266
    • E. Franklin St. at Plant Rd. #3264
    • Estes Dr. 3260.

    Inbound to UNC:

    • E. Franklin at Estes Dr. #3259
    • E. Franklin at Vet Hospital #3263
    • E. Franklin at Elizabeth St. #3265
    • E. Franklin St. Carolina Ave. #3251
    • E. Franklin St. at N. Boundary St. #3256
    • E. Franklin St. at Planetarium #3258
    • E. Franklin St. at Varsity Theatre #3428
    • S. Columbia St. Frat Ct. #3179.

     

    Route 400 Alternate Bus Stops:

    Inbound to UNC:

    • Franklin St. at Creek Greenway #3273
    • Columbia St. at Sitterson Hall #3437.

    Outbound to DATA:

    • Columbia St. at Sitterson Hall #3437
    • Eastgate Shopping Center #3453.

    Please take advantage of our GoLive real-time arrival system to stay informed of travel times or contact the GoTriangle Regional Information Center at 919-485-RIDE (7433).

    Sign up for My Ride alerts at triangletransit.org/ride to get any updates that
    may occur.

    Thank you for choosing Triangle Transit! 


  • Short-Term Detour for DRX Park & Ride- October 30th

    DRX RIDERS...
    Using Carter Finley Park and Ride

    Please note that detours are subject to change without notice due to traffic conditions and decisions made.


    There are no expected morning delays.


    To park enter through Gate B on Trinity Road, about 1/4 mile west of the Blue Ridge and Trinity Road intersection. There is a second entrance at Gate F, which is on Westchase Boulevard. On an average day, any you may enter and exit at the same gates.


    On 10/30, there is a 7:00pm concert for which the PNC Arena expects early arriving traffic.


    Between 2:30pm-5:30pm Commuters can leave the property out of any open exit, however, you might NOT be able to exit Gate B Rd on to Trinity Road because it could be converted to one way entrance only traffic at PNC Arena staff discretion at any time during those hours, depending on traffic flow. If traffic is light at the time you are leaving, they may allow you to leave out of Gate B on Trinity. If PNC Staff has closed Gate B for exiting traffic, the parking lot exit to the left of the bus shelter(when facing Gate B Road) is also closed. If you use Gate B road, exit out of the drive immediately to the right of the bus shelter/stop onto the one way Gate B road, and turn right onto Westchase and follow to Blue Ridge Road.
    At 5:30pm, Gate A will be opened up and staffed for incoming and exiting traffic on Trinity Road. 


    Please take advantage of our GoLive real-time arrival system to stay informed of travel times or contact the GoTriangle Regional Information Center at 919-485-RIDE (7433). 


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  • Halloween schedule for RSX

    Please note that detours are subject to change without notice due to traffic conditions and decisions made by local officials.

     

    The Robertson Scholar Express (RSX) route will end early on Friday, October 31st due to the Chapel Hill Halloween activities. The route will operate regular weekday service throughout the day. However, the last bus departing Duke Chapel will be at 5:00pm, and the last bus departing Morehead Planetarium will be at 5:30pm

    Please take advantage of our GoLive real-time arrival system to stay informed of travel times or contact the GoTriangle Regional Information Center at 919-485-RIDE (7433).


  • DRX Carter Finley Park and Ride Changes for Sporting Events

    Please note that detours are subject to change without notice due to traffic conditions and decisions made by local officials.

     

    DRX Riders

    ...Using Carter Finley Park and Ride

    Effective August


    To park enter through Gate B on Trinity Road, about 1/4 mile west of the Blue Ridge and Trinity Road intersection. There is a second entrance at Gate F, which is on Westchase Boulevard. On an average day, any you may enter and exit at the same gates.

    Exiting during events….

    On nights when there is a 7:00 pm hockey or basketball game, between 4pm-5:30pm Commuters can leave the property out of any open exit.

    Gate A is traditionally locked until 5:30pm. At 5:30 pm, Gate A will be opened up and staffed for incoming and exiting traffic. Once Gate A is open, a large variable message board will be turned on alerting commuters that Gate A is open. At this same time Gate B will be closed and the roadway at Gate B is converted to a one-way road which may be used for exit, but will divert into event traffic.

    The current PNC Arena schedule indicates that there will be 7:00pm hockey games on October 3, 10, and 14. We will send additional information regarding future events at a later date.

    Questions may be directed to the GoTriangle Regional Information Center at 919-485-RIDE (7433).

    Thanks for choosing Triangle Transit!

  • Shuttle 42 Detour - IBM Roadwork to Building 205 - Sept 22 to Nov 30

    Please note that detours are subject to change without notice due to traffic conditions and decisions made by local officials.

     

    Shuttle 42
    DETOUR

    Event: IBM Roadwork to building 205.

    Date: From Monday, September 22, 2014 to November 30th, 2014

    Explanation: IBM will be doing roadwork requiring temporary scheduling/ route changes. Delays should be expected.

    Location of Closures: Blue Ridge Blvd. from West Institute Dr. to the entrance of building 205.

    Routes Affected: Shuttle 42

    Bus Stop Closures: IBM bus-stop at building 205 #1629 and the second bus-stop in the 205 building parking lot.

    Alternate Bus Stops: Second bus-stop in the 205 building parking lot, near building 203.

    The TEMPORARY time-point will be the bus-stop at the far end of the parking lot to the right, near building 203. This is a temporary time-point location and it WILL be changed once a permanent location is finalized.

     

    Please take advantage of our GoLive real-time arrival system to stay informed of travel times or contact the GoTriangle Regional Information Center at 919-485-RIDE (7433).
    Sign up for My Ride alerts at triangletransit.org/ride to get any updates that may occur.
     

    Thanks for choosing Triangle Transit!
     

  • Triangle Transit Fare Increase Effective August 18

    On June 25, 2014 Triangle Transit approved fare increases for fixed route and paratransit services to help address the rising costs of operating these services. The fare increases will allow the agency to keep pace with inflation and continue to make improvements to bus services and facilities. For more information on the fare analysis process and reports, please visit gotriangle.org/fareincrease. The following fare structure will be effective August 18, 2014. 

    2014 Approved Fare Structure - FIXED ROUTE SERVICES
    SERVICE TYPE FARE TYPE
      Full Fare Discounted Fare
     Regional  Cash Fare $2.25 $1.00
       Transfer to
    Express Route
    $0.75 $0.25
       DayPass*  $4.50  $2.00
       7-Day Pass*   $16.50  $7.50
       31-Day Pass*  $76.50  $34.00
           
    Express  Cash Fare  $3.00  $1.25
       DayPass*   $6.00  $2.50
       7-Day Pass*  $22.00  $9.25
       31-Day Pass*  $102.00  $42.50
           
    Discounts  Children (under 5)    Free
       Youth
     (ages 6 - 18) 
       Discount
       Seniors
     (ages 65+)
       Discount
       $13.50 Stored Value Card**    $12.00
       $25 Stored Value Card**    $20.00
       $50 Stored Value Card**    $40.00

    *Regional and Express passes are valid on C-Tran, CAT and DATA buses.
    ‚Äč**Stored Value cards are valid on Regional and Express Triangle Transit routes and on C-Tran and CAT.

    Qualifications for Disabled Fare: Medicare card holders; disabled riders with a VA Disability Card, VA “Service Connected” card or disability card from any transit system.


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