Planning DT Raleigh


Video: Wake Transit Plan Kick Off Meeting

Wake Transit Plan Kick Off Meeting on YouTube I just wanted to share this real quick. Here’s the video from this week’s transit meeting that took place at the Raleigh Convention Center. It was a great presentation by Jarrett Walker and I encourage readers to watch the whole thing. In addition, you can follow the […]


Downtown Raleigh Hotel Scene Being Looked at in Upcoming Study

The Hampton Inn in Glenwood South During this week’s Raleigh City Council meeting, money was approved to go towards a Downtown Hotel Market Feasibility Study. The city’s press release sums it up. Downtown Raleigh has changed dramatically since the last hotel market study for the area was completed in 2003. The rebirth of the center […]


Downtown Raleigh Office Space Statistic

Neat stat: @DowntownRaleigh has lower % regional office vs competitor cities = Downtown upside, low congestion pic.twitter.com/Bb45ZhPBNV — Joe Milazzo II (@RTATriangle) October 30, 2014 Here’s something that I just had to share. I found this graph very interesting. If you can’t see the embedded tweet click here. It shows that 8.6% of office space […]


Downtown Raleigh Plan Presentation Rundown

I’m throwing this post up to kind of go over what was presented a few weeks ago at the 2014 Downtown Plan Presentation. I highly recommend watching the video but going over the high-level concepts here works too. There’s no new content in this post if you have already seen the video. Introduction At the […]


East Cabarrus Green Street Project Brings More Sidewalks, Pavers, Peacefulness

East Cabarrus Street Recently, I had the opportunity to dig into the details of the East Cabarrus Green Street Project. The city’s 2030 Comprehensive Plan includes a number of streets that have been identified as potential Green Streets and a section of Cabarrus may soon get some green upgrades. A green street, according to the […]


2014 Downtown Plan Presentation Video

Here is some good video for the upcoming weekend. It’s the 2014 Downtown Plan Presentation on the latest available draft. You can get the presentation here (pdf) and follow along. Blog posts on some of the finer details to come. If the video doesn’t work for you, see it directly here. (I recommend this as […]


Draft Downtown Plan Presentation on September 11

Raleigh’s latest Downtown Plan has been in the works for most of the year. Public input has been collected throughout the Spring and we now have an upcoming draft that will be presented on September 11. From my inbox to yours: The draft Downtown Plan presentation will highlight Raleigh’s reputation and identity as a creative, […]


City Works Through The 2014 Downtown Plan

For those that are not aware, city planning is working with a consultant group to create the next downtown Raleigh plan. This plan will consist of a vision for downtown Raleigh and what it could look like in 10 years. Key to it are achievable goals based around a heavy amount of public input. Recently, […]


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