Last November’s election ushered in a new spirit of regional cooperation among the LKN towns. That may have ended at last week’s Metropolitan Transit Commission (MTC) meeting. Continue reading “Red Line Derails Regionalism?”
Last week we finally started talking about contract alteration/termination options. Continue reading “I77 Meeting #4: Access & Options”
Yesterday’s I77 Advisory Group meeting was mostly informational, with one major caveat. Continue reading “I77 Meeting #3: FYI”
This past Wednesday the I77 Advisory Group held their second meeting. Essentially, we learned “change is hard.” Continue reading “I77 Meeting #2: Change is hard”
UPDATE: Just spoke with the Director of the North Carolina Turnpike Authority (NCTA). Future meetings will be open to the public. Tentative dates for the next meetings are Feb 14 & 22; venue TBD. In conformance with NC public meeting law, notice of dates/times/locations will be publicly posted (probably on the NCTA website). To be clear, going forward these will be public meetings, not public hearings, so I don’t anticipate a public comment period.
CATS has ambitious plans to expand rail transit that could cost $7B. How do we pay for it? Continue reading “Paying for Rail Transit”
If you think cancelling the I-77 toll contract is a daunting task, consider the alternative: extending US 21 over Lake Norman. Continue reading “I-77 Alternative Unveiled”