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The solar panels near Maple View Farm are an example of the solar energy powered by Duke Energy.

Duke Energy aims to reduce energy usage in Orange County

Duke Energy Progress, the Triangle’s Duke Energy affiliate, a new energy saving program known as EnergyWise Home. The project aims to reduce energy usage during peak periods this summer. This and other projects are representative of Duke Energy’s environmental push over the last several years both to save money and to use less power. 


Intersection of Longview St. and Martin Luther King Blvd.

New traffic signal on MLK aims to reduce traffic, increase pedestrian safety

In an effort to keep drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists safe, the town of Chapel Hill and the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) began installation of a new traffic signal at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Longview Street last week. If construction remains on schedule, the traffic signal will be functional by April 20. 


GoTriangle has designed mock-ups for a light rail between Durham and Chapel Hill paralleling 15-501. Graphic courtesy of GoTriangle.

Light rail funding continues to stay on track

The light rail project in Orange County took a big step forward in late January when Wake County officials helped clear the way for the project to gain state funding. Now, the goal to have reliable, sustainable transportation between Durham and Orange counties seems to be striding closer to reality.



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A new traffic signal is being placed in Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to increase pedestrian safety. 

A new traffic signal is being placed in Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to increase pedestrian safety.