Transportation


Union Station Public Workshop Round 3 on June 26

The design phases of the Raleigh Union Station project continue on and there has been no shortage of opportunities for citizens to provide feedback to the design team. On June 26, there will be another opportunity to see the latest sketches and concepts of Raleigh’s newest train station. The design team at Clearscapes is due […]


Bike Racks in Downtown Raleigh Evolve, Show Attitude

Bicycle racks seem to be popping up all over downtown Raleigh and it’s a trend that doesn’t seem to be losing steam. In 2011, the city installed about 75 U-shaped racks around downtown to accommodate the growing cycling population. In the Spring of this year, North Carolina’s first bicycle corral was installed near the corner […]


Union Station May 2013 Public Workshop

Conceptual sketch of the future Union Station Yesterday, a group from the City of Raleigh, NCDOT, and Clearscapes were hosting the public at the Contemporary Art Museum to show off some updates to Raleigh’s upcoming Union Station. This is part of an ongoing effort for citizens to take part in the design process of downtown’s […]


Next Union Station Public Workshop May 1

Raleigh Union Station Public Workshop Date/Time: Wed., May 1 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contemporary Art Museum 409 West Martin Street Raleigh, NC 27601 Round 2 of the public information sessions on Raleigh Union Station is coming up on May 1. All the information is in the image above.


Getting Started With The Downtown Bus Facilities Master Plan

A lot going on behind the scenes so here’s a lazy post. From a City of Raleigh press release, The Raleigh City Council approved a contract today with Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc. to provide professional services with the Downtown Bus Facilities Master Plan. The project involves two phases, one associated with the Union Station Multi-Modal Facility […]


Video: Bike Share in Raleigh

Bike Share in Raleigh via City of Raleigh on YouTube Here’s another video from the ongoing Raleigh Urban Design Center’s education forums. This one focuses on bicycle sharing programs with guest speakers from Washington DC and Charlotte. The video gives you a ton of statistics and experiences from other systems around the country so I […]


The West Street Extension Explained

West Street To piggyback on last week’s post about Raleigh Union Station, this week we can talk about the West Street Extension. West Street Extension Project – City of Raleigh The project plans to connect the part of West Street most people know in the warehouse district to the almost two block section of West […]


Union Station Concepts Shown To Future Raleigh Train Riders

Last night, Raleighites had a chance to hear a presentation about the upcoming Union Station and to comment on some of the high level concepts being drawn up for the new station. This was the first of several meetings to show off the work as it progresses towards a more complete design. I want to […]


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