GoTriangle is expected to submit a final application for the Durham-Orange light-rail line to the Federal Transit Administration in April. A few snags remain, including a rail crossing and Duke’s Erwin Road concerns.
A search for the driver of a tractor-trailer truck in the Neuse River near Kinston, North Carolina, over the weekend is reduced, after repeated efforts to find him in the murky, fast-moving water were unsuccessful.
The writers argue that whether Wake, Durham or Orange, light rail, bus rapid transit, commuter rail or bus, we will all benefit from the mobility choices in GoTriangle’s transit network over the next 10 years.
Some Durham bus routes may be dropped or changed as GoDurham faces a budget shortfall. The city’s bus system leaders want to make more buses run on time and serve the most riders, so less-used routes could be eliminated.
Highways and primary roads in the Triangle were largely clear of snow and ice on Tuesday morning, and the return of sun and above-freezing temperatures will help city and state crews tackle the remaining secondary roads and side streets.
It will cost as much as $15 round-trip to ride the new Ocracoke Express passenger ferry between Hatteras and Ocracoke islands, but North Carolina officials say they plan to charge less than that when the service starts this spring.
The Alternate East I-40 signs are among several that have gone up in recent days around an 11-mile stretch of Interstate 40 that the N.C. Department of Transportation plans to widen between Raleigh and N.C. 42 in Cleveland over the next three years.
Six toddlers wandered away from the Pinedale Christian Day Care in Winston-Salem, NC, and five of them were unsupervised as they approached a busy highway, according to the police who are investigating.