PAL Fun Run

Ride GoDurham Fare-Free on Election Day

DURHAM, N.C. – The City of Durham is making it even easier to get to the polls on Election Day. For the second consecutive year, GoDurham buses will be fare-free all day on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

According to Director Terry Bellamy with the City’s Transportation Department, the City Administration is aware that a lack of access to transportation can make it difficult for some residents to vote, and hopes that making buses fare-free again this year will encourage residents to try transit as an easy way to get to the polls.

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Durham Try TIP

Child Support Amnesty Day and Reinstating Drivers and Professional Licenses

Free Credit and Money Management Workshop

Bull City Slam

"Here Comes the Bus" Bus Tracking App

Durham Public Schools is the first district in North Carolina to offer parents to option to track their child's bus in real time! 

All you need is an account with our "Here Comes the Bus" application online, and you can track the bus using your computer, smart phone or tablet. Using the latest in GPS technology, this app lets you see where the bus is and confirms when the bus has arrived at the bus stop and at the school.

Plus, users can sign up to receive a text message or email when the bus is within a certain radius of the bus stop. No more rushing to get out of the house in time just to see the bus already pulling away! 

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Durham Hosts Four Downtown Parking Study Open Houses October 4

Research Findings & Final Recommendations Shared

What: Downtown Durham Parking Study Open Houses

Who: City of Durham Transportation Department Parking Management Division and Nelson\Nygaard

When: Thursday, October 4, 2018, at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., and 6 p.m.

Where: City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, N.C. 27701

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Durham Hosts ReUse Rodeo, E-Waste Recycling & Paper Shredding Event October 13

Free Event Open to All Durham Residents

DURHAM, N.C. – Durham residents looking for an easy and free way to recycle electronic waste (e-waste), shred confidential documents, and drop-off of their reusable household goods should attend the City of Durham’s ReUse Rodeo, E-Waste Recycling & Paper Shredding Event next month.

The City’s Solid Waste Management Department is hosting this free event on Saturday, October 13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Durham County Memorial Stadium on the home side parking lot, located at 750 Stadium Dr. Staff will be on hand to assist with unloading old electronics, paper, and donated items.

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Durham’s Annual Big Sweep Litter Cleanup Set for October 6

Volunteers Needed for Cleanup Sites Across Durham

Recent rains from Hurricane Florence have left litter strewn along creeks and roadsides throughout Durham. Residents ready to help protect fish and wildlife from harmful litter while also boosting the appearance of the community are invited to volunteer now for Durham Big Sweep 2018.

Last year’s annual fall cleanup removed more than 30,000 pounds of trash and recyclables that would have otherwise washed downstream into drinking water reservoirs. Volunteers can sign up now at www.durhambigsweep.org to join an existing cleanup or to register a cleanup site with their own group. If volunteers cannot participate on Saturday, October 6, they are encouraged to pick another day in September or October to roll up their sleeves and help clean up Durham.

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