Chapel Hill Transit http://wunc.org en Chapel Hill Approves Pro-Israel Bus Advertisement http://wunc.org/post/chapel-hill-approves-pro-israel-bus-advertisement <p>Chapel Hill Transit has approved a pro-Israel advertisement to run inside town buses.&nbsp;</p><p>The proposal is the latest in a series of polarizing ads that started last year when the Church of Reconciliation ran a poster that called for the U.S. to end military aid to Israel.&nbsp; The group American Freedom Defense Initiative countered with an ad that called opponents of Israel "savages," setting off a debate about which ads should be allowed on buses.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:17:17 +0000 Will Michaels 19883 at http://wunc.org Chapel Hill Approves Pro-Israel Bus Advertisement Chapel Hill Council Suspends Religious/Political Bus Ads http://wunc.org/post/chapel-hill-council-suspends-religiouspolitical-bus-ads <p>Chapel Hill town officials have suspended the policy that determines which advertisements are placed on transit buses.<br> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 3494 at http://wunc.org Chapel Hill Examining Bus Ad From Pro-Israel Group http://wunc.org/post/chapel-hill-examining-bus-ad-pro-israel-group <p>Chapel Hill could decide soon whether to allow a pro-Israel group's ads to appear on town buses.<br><br>The American Freedom Defense Initiative's message says in part, "In Any War Between the Civilized Man and the Savage, Support the Civilized Man.” Assistant Transit Director Brian Litchfield says the town is reviewing it.<br><br><strong>Brian Litchfield:</strong> "Our hope is to communicate with AFDI sometime this week regarding any thoughts that staff might have."<br> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 3248 at http://wunc.org