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 […]
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 […]
The first of a few public information sessions about Raleigh’s train station upgrade, Union station, is coming up. On March 6, come down to the session to see renderings and plans for the new station in the warehouse district. Citizens will be given the opportunity to comment and give feedback towards the future design steps. […]
Transit for a Better Wake County from CAFT on Vimeo. The video above is from the good people at Capital Area Friends of Transit. They are gearing up for another push to get transit moving forward and if that’s something you are into, take 20 seconds and sign their petition. 2012 saw heated debates on […]
Last week, the City of Raleigh announced that they are partnering with Zipcar, the popular car-sharing service. The first cars in Raleigh will be located in downtown, in the Glenwood South district near the intersection of Lane Street and Glenwood Avenue. This isn’t the city’s first experience with car-sharing. In the summer of 2010, WeCar, […]
We’re in a lull when it comes to transit news in downtown Raleigh. It feels like the plans are made but the funding of a half-cent sales tax increase to go towards transit improvements is stuck at the county level. While politicians on the County Commission continue to debate the possible tax increase, one of […]
58.8% of Orange Co. said YES to transit improvements. Be on the lookout for more service between Durham and Orange co. November 6, 2012 9:29 pm via TweetCaster for iOSReplyRetweetFavorite @gotriangle GoTriangle Durham and Orange counties are getting the transit gears moving while Wake sits on their hands. Cheers to Orange county voters!
This is a short one but a good one. Some great news out of the future Raleigh Union Station last week. Mayor Nancy McFarlane welcomed Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph Szabo to Raleigh today for the announcement that the Union Station Project will receive the full $60 million in funding. *Full Funding for Raleigh’s Union Station […]