Save The Date, November 8, 2016, For A Vote On Transit in Wake

The Wake County Board of Commissioners are in on the recommended transit plan for the county and they want voters to approve a tax increase in order to pay for it. This week, the vote passed and on the November 8 ballot, we’ll have an opportunity to approve or not a 1/2 cent sales tax […]


Feedback on the Wake County Transit Plan

I wanted to share the feedback I submitted about the Wake County Transit Plan, which all readers should take a look at. I think a whole discussion could come about the idea of an invisible east/west barrier that goes right down Raleigh. I am hoping that an upgrade to transit could break down that barrier […]


Looking Back at 2015 and Ahead at 2016

I have a lot to look back on this year. Personally, in 2015 I saw major changes in my workplace and my family grew from a pair to a trio. On the web, the blog has been covering a good balance of currently under construction projects as well as ones in the planning phases. I’ve […]


Raleigh Bike Plan Update Shows Us The Network

Fresh paint on Hillsborough Street. In mid 2014, I did a post about the evolution of Raleigh’s bicycle network. It’s been years, it feels slow-moving, but the pieces may be starting to connect and create this thing called a “Network”. I got really into looking at the maps in the latest draft chapter of the […]


Choose Our Transit Video

I recommend email readers click through to the website to see the embedded video. Still on my to-do list is to catch up on the Choose Our Transit sessions. Above is the video of the meeting that took place on May 11 at the convention center. If you can’t see the embedded video, go see […]


Video: Wake Transit Plan Kick Off Meeting

Wake Transit Plan Kick Off Meeting on YouTube I just wanted to share this real quick. Here’s the video from this week’s transit meeting that took place at the Raleigh Convention Center. It was a great presentation by Jarrett Walker and I encourage readers to watch the whole thing. In addition, you can follow the […]


Weekend Listen, Jarrett Walker

Raleigh NC: Happy to be kicking off an update of the Wake Co Transit Plan, with @KimleyHorn Look forward to spending more time there. — Jarrett Walker (@humantransit) September 11, 2014 Jarrett Walker and his transit consulting company were recently hired to be a part of the update to the Wake County Transit Plan. Below […]


My Thoughts on the R-Line

One of downtown Raleigh’s hot topics this year has apparently been the R-Line. If you’ve been following, there are a slew of stories about the perceived unfairness of the fare-free bus circulator that operates seven days a week. With upcoming fare increases on other routes of the Capital Area Transit (CAT) system, the R-Line is […]


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