Transportation


Parking Decks and The Warehouse District

At the corner of Morgan and West Streets, the parking deck for the new Citrix offices has been rising for the past few months. The warehouse renovation into offices next door has pretty much taken shape, creating four floors for downtown’s newest, major tenant. Any old parking deck that’s being built is usually not an […]


Ongoing Moore Square Transit Station Study Reveals Future Plans

Last week at a public information session, plans for Raleigh Union Station and the Downtown Bus Facilities Master Plan were shown off and discussed. While Union Station gets all the press, see the updated renderings (via N&O), plans for the Moore Square Transit Station are now unfolding. With less pizzazz, and less progress, compared to […]


Confusing Parking Signs in Downtown Raleigh

Examples of parking signs. Hourly on the left, metered on the right. I get asked for help all the time while walking the sidewalks in downtown Raleigh. People ask me for directions most of the time but sometimes for an ATM location or for a nearby place to eat. This happens either because I walk […]


Bicycle Pavement Marking Design Project Public Meetings

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Federal Grant Funding Miles of Bicycle Facilities In Downtown Raleigh

Salisbury Street in the government district As part of a federal grant, the City of Raleigh is receiving funds to apply marked bicycle facilities around the city. From the city’s website to the blog: The City of Raleigh received a $1.1 million dollar grant from the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) program […]


Greyhound Relocating Outside of Downtown Raleigh

Greyhound Terminal on West Jones Street in downtown Raleigh The Jones Street Greyhound Terminal is moving soon to a new location outside of downtown Raleigh. Located here since 1969, Greyhound will move their operations up north to 2210 Capital Boulevard. They have signed a 10 year lease for the new location. I wonder about the […]


Union Station June 2013 Public Workshop, Preliminary Renderings Shown

Email readers: This blog post has image galleries. Read the post on the blog to see all the images. Last night at the Contemporary Art Museum, the good folks at Clearscapes presented the next round of updates to the Raleigh Union Station design. In addition to reviewing the ongoing comments and showing the most up-to-date […]


Field Research, Riding Around on the San Antonio B-cycle

Last week, I was in San Antonio for a few days and had an opportunity to check out the city for the first time. As well as seeing the town, strolling on the much talked about Riverwalk, and eating breakfast tacos I made a point to try out B-cycle, the bike share service with programs […]


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