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Thursday August 18th

Traffic And Transportation


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

Light rail project is possible again but has tight deadline

“They had strong political backers, big funders of theirs calling them up and questioning them on why were they going to do this crazy thing." This light rail project has faced stops when it came to federal and state level funding. A recent bill has set a new path to completion, but tight deadlines may mean going back to square one. 

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