Parking, Transit Options Adjust for Winter Break

Bus schedules will change around Christmas and New Year’s

Duke Bus
Duke's parking and transit schedule will be adjusted during winter break.

Duke Parking and Transportation Services will adjust portions of its transit schedule and parking lot availability during winter break, from Dec. 17 to Jan. 9.

From Dec. 17 - 21, Dec. 26 - Dec. 28, and Jan. 2 - Jan. 4, all H Routes, PR1 and Duke Vans will operate on their usual schedule.  On these days the LaSalle Loop (LL) and CCX route will operate from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

There will be no transit or van service on the campus holidays: Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1.  Limited CCX service will be offered from noon to 5 p.m. on Dec. 30, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Jan. 5, and from noon to 5 p.m. on Jan. 6.

The Duke Downtown Shuttle will not operate between December 24 and January 1. Regular service will resume January 2.

All transit routes and Duke Vans service will resume their regular schedule on Jan. 9. The winter break bus schedule is available at the Parking and Transportation website. 

Travelers can also check Duke TransLoc for the real-time status and location of Duke buses.

Parking facility availability during winter break will also be adjusted as follows:

  • Saturday, Dec. 22 to Tuesday, Dec. 25:  Employee, student and affiliate motorists with active Duke permits may park in all garages and gated lots by using their permit or DukeCard to access the gates. On Tuesday, Dec. 25, all facilities will be open for complimentary parking.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 26 to Friday, Dec. 28:  Beginning at 6 a.m. Dec. 26, all garages and all gated surface lots will resume normal operations.
  • Saturday, Dec. 29 to Tuesday, Jan. 1:  Employee, student and affiliate motorists with active Duke permits may park in all garages and gated lots by using their permit or DukeCard to access the gates.  On Tuesday, Jan. 1, all facilities will be open for complimentary parking.
  • Wednesday Jan. 2:  Beginning at 6 a.m. Jan 2, all garages and gated lots will resume normal operations.  

The Parking and Transportation Services office at Room 04230, Duke Clinic, will be open Dec.  26 through Dec. 28.  The Science Drive Garage office will be closed from Dec. 22 through Jan. 1.  The offices will resume their normal schedules on Jan. 2.