Getting Around

Emergency Dorm Assistance

  • The first point of contact for emergency assistance in dorm rooms (such as damaged clickers etc.) is the RA on call.
  • For emergency repairs (broken elevators etc.) there is a GM mechanic on call at (919) 730-9645 

Getting Around Campus

Getting Around Durham

Family-owned and -operated company serving Durham and the entire Triangle region. Offers six-, seven-, and 14-passenger, GPS-equipped vans available 24/7/365.

Online reservations available; credit cards and DukeCard FLEX program accepted. No need to schedule in advance – call and ride the same day. Private rides only (no shared rides and routes).   

Non-emergency medical transport: Provides complete transportation services for those who are mobility impaired, including services for those with wheelchairs, walkers, scooters, and clients with special needs.  

Wheelchair accessible vehicles: For this type of transportation, simply request when calling to order. Vehicles used for this service include the ramp-equipped, ADA compliant vans; low-floor vans for easy access; and step-stool for easier entry.

https://www.briercreektaxis.com/

Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 957-1111

  • ADA MiniVans
  • Airport Transportation Service
  • Other scheduled special event services

http://www.carolinalivery.net/

GoDurham ACCESS is the name of the ADA paratransit service for the City of Durham

GoDurham ACCESS Office1911 Fay Street
Durham NC, 27704

Durham Station Transportation Center
located at 515 W Pettigrew Street, Durham, NC 27704
Phone: (919) 683-3282
Fax: (919) 682-1101

  • Kneeling buses and wheelchair transport. (The front of the bus lowers approximately 4” to minimize the step into the bus. This feature is in addition to the wheelchair lift.)
  • Three transport vans (wheelchair lift equipped).
  • Recommended: 24 hours notice for transport van

https://godurhamtransit.org/access

https://godurhamtransit.org/

Report a Facility Access Issue

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Please notify us if you have an access concern about any part of the Duke University campus or Duke University Health System facilities.  This includes access into or around any of the buildings as well as paths, crosswalks and parking lots.

Campus Access Advisories

Utilities Construction in FEL Parking Lot - Summer 2020

July 2, 2020

Access to the FEL parking lot will be curtailed this summer for utilities work.  The accessible path on the west side of the FEL lot will be closed.  The accessible route to the Phytotron building via French Sciences Center will remain available.

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Facing Coverings Now Required On Duke Transit

June 1, 2020

Face coverings are now required on Duke Transit services and at Duke Transit bus stops.

Research Drive Paving Project - June-August 2020

June 1, 2020

In conjunction with the new Engineering Building project, Research Drive from Telecom Drive to the rear entry of the Duke Clinic building will be repaved this summer.  The road will only be open for emergency and essential access during this time and a flagger will be on duty to direct traffic as only one lane will be available for traffic.  Bus service will run on Research Drive but will stop short of the circle at the read of Duke Clinic.  Due to weather delays this project will likely run to the end of August.  Telecom Drive is now open for access though there may be occasional delays.

PLEASE NOTE:  The Duke Campus is a dynamic environment and things change, often without advance notice.  If you note any changes making the information contained on this web page no longer accurate, please contact the DMS ADA Facilities Program Director, Tony Galiani, at 919-668-4273 or tony.galiani@duke.edu.

ADA Facilities Program Director

Tony Galiani is the DMS ADA Facilities Program Director, a position created to insure all Duke facilities continue to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act, Rehabilitation Act, and the NC State Accessibility Building Code. Working with components throughout the University, Medical Center and Health System, Tony provides expertise in developing strategies for ADA compliance and in identifying and resolving ADA accessibility issues throughout Duke facilities and grounds. For questions related to facilities access issues Tony can be reached at 919-668-4273 or tony.galiani@duke.edu.