Month: May 2022

Imagine a Better Erwin Road

Originally published May 31, 2022 on Durham Streets and shared with the author’s permission.  TL;DR: NCDOT is resurfacing Erwin Road, presenting an opportunity to reimagine and reconfigure this highly traveled roadway, ensuring comfort and safety for all users and all modes. But NCDOT has told the City of Durham they will not support the conversion …

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May 31, 2022: Lunch Links

Unbelievably, it’s the last day of May! Here’s a selection of media morsels from the weekend and (the first half of) today). Triangle Blog Blog contributor Geoff Green took his e-bike to the farmer’s market and grabbed some locally grown spring flowers! Keep an eye out for upcoming e-bike content on the Blog Blog! It’s …

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Lunch Links: May 25, 2022

It’s a difficult day in a place and during a time when horrific events like yesterday’s tragedy in Uvalde, Texas seem only seem to be increasing in frequency. Our collective thoughts are with the families who sent children to school yesterday morning with the reasonable expectation that they would be coming home at the end …

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A Tale of Two (or maybe Four) Petitions: Determining the Future of the American Legion Property

tl;dr – A CHALT petition circulating calls for park on the American Legion site. The petition is misleading: The plan has ALWAYS been to build a park on the American Legion site. Five members of Town Council announced plans to build a “world class park” on the site last week, in addition to some retail …

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