Ep. 1 – Transit Roundup

Hi everyone and welcome to our first episode! Right now, we release new episodes every two weeks. They first air on Little Raleigh Radio on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and again on Thursdays at 4 p.m. You can also find them here or on various podcast apps. 

Below are links and info related to some of the projects we discussed. This first episode was a simple roundup of some (not all!) of the transit-related projects occurring in Raleigh. We covered: sidewalks, bicycling, cars (I-40), Union Station, and the Transit Tax.


Raleigh Sidewalk Projects

Blount-Person Corridor Plan

Book that James mentioned: “Sidewalks: Conflict and Negotiation over Public Space” by Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

Capital Corridor

League of American Bicyclists

Eric Lamb’s post about Raleigh’s bronze rating

Raleigh Bike Share

N&O Report on Raleigh Bike Share Approval

Fortify NC (I-40 Construction)

Wake County Transit Plan

Union Station Stats
The project is estimated to cost approximately $87.95 million.

Current funding totals:

  • USDOT TIGER 2012 Grant $26.5 million
  • NCDOT TIGER 2012 Match $9 million
  • USDOT TIGER 2013 Grant $11.5 million
  • City of Raleigh TIGER 2013 Match $10.25 million
  • USDOT ARRA Grant $15 million
  • City of Raleigh $15.7 million

Moore Square Go Raleigh Transit Station Renovation