Month: June 2022

anatomy of complete connected community

Complete Communities, Dissenting Council Members

If it’s Tuesday, it’s time for another planning process to begin in Chapel Hill. This week, Jennifer Keesmaat, former mayoral candidate and chief Planner of the City of Toronto, Canada (population 2.8 million), kicked off her Connecting Communities planning initiative for the Town of Chapel Hill (population .061 million).

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Celebrating successes: Chapel Hill and Carrboro Town Councils, 2022

  This piece was written by Melody Kramer, Caroline Dwyer, Martin Johnson and John Rees. Chapel Hill and Carrboro’s Town Councils are wrapping up their first six months in office and will be taking their annual summer breaks during July and part of August. And what a six months it’s been. Despite our occasional criticisms, …

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Guide: E-biking in Durham, Chapel Hill and Carrboro

You’re interested in e-biking in Durham, Chapel Hill and Carrboro. That’s great! We see e-bikes as a key component of the future of transportation in town. As the Washington Post put it, “They increase access to cycling, offer an environmentally friendly alternative to driving and provide mental and physical health benefits.” They’re also really enjoyable …

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Howard & Lillian Lee Honored by Chapel Hill Transit on Juneteenth

Today, June 20, 2022, Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) along with the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Orange County observed the Juneteenth holiday by celebrating the naming of The Howard & Lillian Lee Transit Operations Facility at 6900 Millhouse Road in Chapel Hill. The event featured moving remarks from local elected officials, …

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