Transportation


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 […]


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.


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