May is here and that means good weather and more transit and transportation events! In this episode, we chat with Heather from Capital Area Friends of Transit about their big plans for events every day this month.
NCDOT to Showcase Nearly 2 Dozen Raleigh Transportation Projects
There’s always something going on with transit and transportation, and the NCDOT is working on a lot. Per a press release from them, you can check out a whole bunch of Raleigh-related items at an event Monday, May 6.
Ep. 58 – Raleigh Greenway Updates
A lot is going on with our excellent greenway system, including some big changes and closures on the Crabtree Creek section. We spoke with Lisa Schiffbauer, Greenway Capital Projects Senior Supervisor with the city’s Parks and Recreation Department to get updates.
Ep. 57 – A Cycletrack Demo
A Cycletrack, or protected bike lane, in Raleigh is still a ways off. Meanwhile, Oaks and Spokes is organizing a cycletrack demo this weekend. We talk to Cody Stokes from Oaks and Spokes and Mary Sell, a BPAC Commissioner, about the demo weekend and the future of a protected bike lane here in Raleigh.
Ep. 56 – Scooter Update: A Conversation with Lime
The scooter storm seems to have died down since restrictions were implemented late last year. But I’m hearing some chatter in the background. So what’s next for scooters?
Pay Parking Via App Starting March 25
The Passport Parking app will launch in the downtown district March 25.
Raleigh Bikeshare Launching (Finally)
After several hiccups, Raleigh’s bikeshare program, Citrix Cycle is finally going to launch Saturday!
Ep. 55 – What is CAMPO?
Deputy Director Shelby Powell explains what CAMPO is, what they do, and what they are working on now.
Ep. 54 – Why Land Use Matters in Transit Planning
If you’re paying any attention to discussions in our City Council and its committees, you may have heard terms such as “affordable housing,” the “missing middle housing” and “ADUs.” One big reason we should all care about density is that it connects to transit use.
Ep. 53 – New Bus Routes
You should be seeing a lot more buses on Raleigh streets starting in January. To get the scoop, we asked the city’s transportation department to share some information.