Getting Around

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

Campus Projects - Summer 2021

May 18, 2021

Several utility projects will be in play during this summer across all three Duke Campuses.  These will result in short term closures of some parking lots and roads which will have detours set up.  Project sites will include East Campus behind Brown and Wilson residence halls, Towerview Road, Research Drive near Erwin Road, Academy Road, Flowers Drive and the upper portion of Allen parking lot.  Campus Drive between Anderson Street and Oregon Street will be closed until early August.

Allen Exterior Lift Out of Service

March 26, 2021

The exterior lift to access the lower level of Allen Building is out of service.  A new lift will be installed.  ETA for completion pending.  While the TACS Dean's Office is currently working remotely, our office can be contacted (numbers on our home page) for assistance if necessary.

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Facing Coverings Continue To Be Required On Duke Transit

June 1, 2020

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

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.

Campus Accessibility

ARTS

Want to attend an event on Campus?  Click on this link - https://tickets.duke.edu/Online/defau.lt.asp - for accessibility information.  Under the Plan Your Visit tab, you will find a list of venues.  Click on the venue for additional information including site accessiblity and accessible routes at the venue.

Want to spend some time in a museum?  Visit the Nasher Museum.  This page - https://nasher.duke.edu/visitor-info/accessibility/ - is your accessible guide to the museum.

DINING

Hungry?  Duke has a variety of dining options around campus.  Click on this link - https://studentaffairs.duke.edu/dining/locations - to see information on the various locations and dining options.

LIBRARIES

Duke has quite a few libraries around the Campus.  Go to - https://library.duke.edu/ - to check them out.  The Libraries tab has links to the various Libraries and the About tab has information on directions and accessibility.

RECREATION

Want to head to the gym?  Have you checked out the Dining options too often?  Click on this link - https://recreation.duke.edu/ - for information about the various campus recreation centers on Campus.  For accessibility information for the various locations, check out Committment to Inclusion - https://recreation.duke.edu/commitment-inclusion - under the About Us tab.  Page down for program information and accessibility information for the recreation centers.

Want to spend some time outdoors?  Consider a visit to Duke Gardens.  This page - https://gardens.duke.edu/visit/accessibility - has information about the accessible areas of the gardens.

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 

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.