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 10:29 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 [...]
Capital Area Transit (CAT) is currently working on a new branding scheme which will include updated brochures, information, and even a bus paint job. CAT painted a single bus in order to get a real-world look at the design. If approved, the whole fleet may one day sport this red and white design. What do [...]
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 [...]
Some people love to get into intense debates over a variety of topics. Apple versus PC. Romney versus Obama. State fairgrounds July 4th versus Downtown Raleigh July 4th. You get the idea. I’m not so big into these but I absolutely LOVE talking about parking. There’s something about moving all those 2,000 pound metal boxes [...]
A TIGER grant of $21 million bucks was awarded to our city for ongoing work towards Union Station. On August 6, the city, NCDOT, and Triangle Transit are having an information session with more information and everyone is invited to the Convention Center to get all their questions answered. The information session is from 5pm-7pm [...]