If Durham, NC is a possible destination for you, it will be important to learn all you can about the city. Your Durham movers can get you there, but then, it will be up to you to make your way around the city. There are six main ways to stay “green” in Durham, and navigate around the city.
1. The Durham Area Transit Authority (DATA) runs 18 fixed bus routes serving all of Durham. Buses run 5:30 am to 12:30 am Monday-Saturday, with reduced schedules on Sundays and holidays. You can pay by coin or bill, or buy a pass. Each bus is wheelchair accessible, and has a bicycle rack.
2. The Bull City Connector is a fare-free bus service that runs to key destinations within Durham’s central corridor. This includes Duke University, Durham’s historic Downtown, Ninth Street, and Golden Belt.
3. The Durham Train Station is located in a historic tobacco warehouse in Downtown’s historic West Village. It’s served by the Carolinian and Piedmont Amtrack service to and from Charlotte, New York City, and points in between.
4. Triangle Transit runs regional bus and shuttle services, paratransit services, ride-matching, vanpools, and an emergency ride home program for the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area.
5. Taxis are available throughout the Durham area. Taxi stands are prevalent, and services are available at all hours of the day.
6. If you are in need of a rental car, you can find a variety of providers such as Avis, Budget, and Enterprise.
Once your Durham movers have gone, you’ll be ready to head out on the town. Take some of these suggestions for ways to travel around Durham and adjoining cities.
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