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Welcome back, Pack!

Hope your spring semester is off to a great start! You're receiving this email because you are registered for the WolfTrails alternative commuter program for Spring 2022 - that means you're carpooling, riding the bus, walking, or bicycling to campus. 

What to expect in this newsletter

We're kicking off the new year with a new monthly newsletter! Content will include:

  • Transit news from Wolfline, GoTriangle, and GoRaleigh
  • Bicycle and pedestrian news 
  • Local and regional public input opportunities
  • Sustainable transportation-related events on campus for freebies like bike lights and other swag
  • and more!

What's Up On Campus

Your free parking benefit

Don't forget - WolfTrails commuter students receive 6 free permits per semester for the Varsity lot, and employees receive 24 free permits per academic year in the C or CD parking zones. Questions? Send us an email.

Gorman Street Connector Open

The Gorman Street Connector, adjacent to campus, recently opened! This is a protected bike lane on Gorman Street to improve greenway connectivity around NC State. Check it out!

Register your bicycle with NC State

Get your free sticker when you register your bike with NC State Transportation. The sticker will help us contact you if your bike needs to be moved, and helps deter theft. Also, bike registrations help us better plan for future bicycle facilities on campus.


Transit Updates

Wolfline detours

Due to road work for the Power Forward electrical distribution project on Sullivan Dr., there will be impacts to routes 30, 43, and 51. Keep up with day-to-day updates on the Wolfline Twitter and TransLoc.

GoTriangle + GoRaleigh: Sign up for rider alerts

Not sure if your bus is running? Preparing for winter weather? Make sure you sign up for GoTriangle/GoRaleigh email alerts.

Don't forget to thank your driver!

Regional agencies are recognizing their bus operators and the essential services they provide to the community daily. No matter what bus you ride, don't forget to say thanks!



Bike in Any Weather

Calling all bicyclists: join GoTriangle for their next MISSION IMPOSSIBLE webinar on February 10 at 2p.m. This one focuses on how to bike in all weather conditions (selecting gear, riding tips, etc.) Visit their page for the Zoom registration link.

Commuter rail webinar recording

Did you miss the November webinar on the Triangle's proposed commuter rail? There is a proposed stop at NC State. Watch the recording on Youtube. 




Video of the month

We've got 3! Do you know how to lock your bike to various types of racks found on campus? These new videos will show you how to use a U-lock with a cable to lock to inverted U, wave, and compact bike racks.

Win gift cards with GoPerks

Hey NC State employees, are you tracking your sustainable transportation trips in Share The Ride NC? When you add your trips to your commute calendar, you'll earn points you can use towards free prize drawings. Log in at to get started.

(P.S. - students, feel free to track too so you can measure your cost savings/greenhouse gas emissions, but at this time students are not eligible for the drawings.)
Here's an example set of stats from the commute calendar. Have any questions? Feel free to email for assistance.
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