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Posts Tagged ‘Raleigh’

Ride Along The Rails from Raleigh to Charlotte, NC

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Get a firsthand look at the railroad projects being completed along the Raleigh-Charlotte corridor with federal and state funding for the Piedmont Improvement Program.

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Raleigh, NC: Phase II of the “Fortify” Project

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

The North Carolina Department of Transportation project to fortify two of the Triangle’s busiest roads is in its second phase. The Fortify project involves removing and replacing an 11.5-mile stretch of I-40 and I-440 to address immediate safety concerns.

The project is not just about rebuilding a road, it is also about fortifying a community. For more information, visit the project website,

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Raleigh, NC: Temporary Asphalt Plant Facilitates Road Work

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Granite Construction is putting the finishing touches on an asphalt plant for the Fortify construction project that will make it easier on motorists and taxpayers’ wallets now that construction is underway.

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Raleigh, NC: Getting the “Complete 540” Project Underway

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

The Complete 540 study for the southeast extension of the Triangle Expressway is once again underway, following a two-year delay. The Complete 540 project will provide a more direct route and quicker access to RTP, the RDU airport, and major employment and activity centers along NC 540 for rapidly growing communities south and east of Raleigh. Completing 540 will connect the final section of the outer loop from Holly Springs to Knightdale.

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Building Better Budgets: A National Examination of the Fiscal Benefits of Smart Growth Development

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
Building Better Budgets: A National Examination of the Fiscal Benefits of Smart Growth Development

Local governments across the country have compared development strategies to understand their impact on municipal finances. These studies generally compare two or more different development scenarios, and help local leaders make informed decisions about new development based on the costs or revenues associated with them.

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Raleigh, NC: Transit for a Better Wake County

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Transit for a Better Wake County from CAFT on Vimeo.  The Capital Area Friends of Transit (CAFT) is a Wake County based alliance of over 40 local and state organizations, more than 100 civic leaders and thousands of citizens who support a plan for regional public transit in the Triangle. CAFT supports the Wake County […]

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$11M Awarded to Speed Adoption of Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Transportation Issues Daily In late November the Department of Energy awarded $11 million to twenty projects to speed adoption of alternative fuel vehicles. It’s part of DOE’s Clean Cities initiative, which is designed to support community-led efforts to develop the infrastructure for alternative fuel vehicles and reduce dependence on oil. “These projects address a range […]

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Raleigh, NC: Raleigh Union Station

Monday, August 6th, 2012

– NCDOTcommunications on YouTube

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