The public parking lot at 604 W Rosemary Street literally sits on the border between the Town of Carrboro and the Town of Chapel Hill. In fact, the parking lot itself is jointly owned by both towns, with one side operated by the Town of Chapel Hill and the other side operated by the Town […]
💖Valentine’s Day in Carrboro was for Greenway Lovers💖
February 14th was Valentine’s Day in Carrboro. The more romantic among us might have had a reservation at Glass Half Full or a quiet dinner at home with our main squeeze. My wife was escorting our oldest kid to his basketball game in Chapel Hill, while I had our two younger kids sitting with me […]
Greenways I Know: The Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail
Recently I visited Florida with my wife where we embarked on a strange and wonderful journey to perhaps the most scenic stroad of all: US Highway 1 in the Florida Keys. We drove, we walked, we ran across the highway, and because it was so cold while we were there, we saw numerous iguanas falling […]
This 2009 staff memo dismantles the concerns around the Bolin Creek Greenway
What is so interesting about the thirteen year-old staff memo is that it addresses many of the arguments against the greenway that we continue to hear today. Go ahead and download the staff memo and follow along at home as we address some very old concerns using an official town document.
Celebrating Transit Equity Day in Carrboro
There were bike light and helmet give-aways, a bike repair station by the Recyclery, a thank you writing station to thank Chapel Hill Transit staff, and a brief program to highlight transit equity needs.
Making a Place for Feet: Greenways as Environmental Restoration Projects
The other morning I went for a walk on Bolin Creek in Carrboro. What you’re saying when you tell someone that you went for a walk on Bolin Creek is that you walked on the sewer easement that runs alongside Bolin Creek. Buried underneath the cleared path that so many of us use is a […]