Posted inBike and Walk

Keep the trails and sidewalks open

For a community to truly support people who travel by walking/rolling, biking, and taking transit, like Chapel Hill aspires to do, it needs to make sure people can rely on roads and trails being open for their use.  So while it’s important to build safe walking and biking facilities like sidewalks, protected bike lanes, separated […]

Posted inHousing

The Chapel Hill housing apocalypse

Calling Chapel Hill a town on the verge of becoming an exclusive enclave of wealthy homeowners, an East Coast “Palo Alto,” a real estate consultant issued a blistering report about Chapel Hill’s direction, finding that the town needs to build significantly more housing to moderate housing price increases and retain our economic competitiveness, and criticizing […]