Transportation


Weekend Listen, Jarrett Walker

Raleigh NC: Happy to be kicking off an update of the Wake Co Transit Plan, with @KimleyHorn Look forward to spending more time there. — Jarrett Walker (@humantransit) September 11, 2014 Jarrett Walker and his transit consulting company were recently hired to be a part of the update to the Wake County Transit Plan. Below […]


Campaign for Bicycle Repair Stations in Downtown Raleigh

O&S Fundraising Campaign – Bike Repair Stations from Oaks and Spokes on Vimeo. Watch the video for Bicycle Repair Stations in Raleigh on Neighborly. A group of Raleigh bicycle fans want to raise money to install bike repair stations on the greenway and in downtown Raleigh. These are quite common in more bike-friendly cities around […]


Color Codes Coming to Downtown Parking Decks

Downtown #Raleigh color-coded parking palette announced http://t.co/oXrKt5O4EU pic.twitter.com/8BDt1KZAcw — City of Raleigh (@RaleighGov) September 11, 2014 Parking is one of those services where having no complaints are a good thing and no real praise happens. I’m not sure enough people rave about how great a parking experience at a place is. So in hopes of […]


Groundbreaking For Raleigh Union Station March 21, 2015

I’m at the Raleigh Union Station meeting and wanted to get this out. The mayor announced a groundbreaking for March 21, 2015. More to add later. The meeting tonight was more open house than new information. The groundbreaking announcement was the biggest piece of news and the March 21 date is not an accident. March […]


Final Union Station Public Session on Sept 9

The Raleigh Union Station project has been one of the most publicly accessible projects that has come through the city in the last few years. The final public session is next week so make sure to catch up with the previous blog coverage and come out to CAM on September 9. Raleigh Union Station Public […]


My Thoughts on the R-Line

One of downtown Raleigh’s hot topics this year has apparently been the R-Line. If you’ve been following, there are a slew of stories about the perceived unfairness of the fare-free bus circulator that operates seven days a week. With upcoming fare increases on other routes of the Capital Area Transit (CAT) system, the R-Line is […]


Municipography, Moore Square Transit Station, Smartphone Apps, and Smart Cards

Municipography is a summary of current issues going through the Raleigh City Council and other municipal departments in the city. The point is to try to deliver any video, photos, and text associated with the discussions happening at City Hall or elsewhere. Since this is a downtown Raleigh blog, the focus is on the center […]


Sharing Bikes, It’s What Raleighites Do

San Antonio B Cycle Station Or will do anyway according to a recent report. I just went through most of the recently released 2014 Raleigh Bike Share Feasibility Study. The conclusion of the study finds that a bike share system in Raleigh is feasible. You can get the study here (pdf) or see it and […]


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