Started by the American Public Transportation Association in 2006 to encourage people to ride public transportation instead of driving alone in a car, the National Dump the Pump Day for 2018 is Thursday, June 21.
We appreciate the General Assembly’s decision to amend budget language that would have made it nearly impossible for Durham and Orange counties’ light-rail project to secure the $1.2 billion federal investment needed to build the project.
Before the first volleyball is served, the first weight is lifted or the surest arrow is shot, the 100-plus athletes participating this week in the Valor Games Southeast 2018 have to get between their hotels and their sports venues in Chapel Hill, Durham and Raleigh.
May is national Bike Month, and for GoTriangle and its partners, biking is an important part of their employer services and student programming that focus on all the ways people can get to work or school other than driving alone in a vehicle.
In the heart-shaped bowl were 13 pieces of paper, each with the name of a GoTriangle bus operator hoping to be chosen to shuttle participants in the 2018 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure from park-and-ride lots to the event and back Saturday.
At least two dozen people had gathered around exhibits showing design plans for parts of Durham and Orange counties’ light-rail project even before a GoTriangle open house at Extraordinary Ventures in Chapel Hill officially began at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
As we go forward with our community investment in transit, residents in Durham, Orange and Wake counties will have multiple opportunities to offer feedback on proposals to expand bus service, build customer amenities and design major projects.