Melody Kramer

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Go, Go Triangle: Yes, we should move forward with the commuter rail project

We at Triangle Blog Blog are not a singularity, and we often debate civic topics amongst ourselves. So when my Triangle Blog Blog colleague Martin Johnson wrote earlier about GoTriangle’s latest commuter rail plans – saying that we shouldn’t move forward with the project due to high costs and potential low ridership, I wanted to …

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The Rural Buffer doesn’t work if Chapel Hill and Carrboro don’t keep up their part of the bargain

This is part of our Harder Truth series. The Rural Buffer, enacted in 1987, was not utilized correctly, and needs to be reconsidered. (If the town is not going to build densely, which was part of the Buffer deal, then we should scrap the buffer. The Buffer has ‘preserved open space’ in a hyperlocal way …

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Lunch links: Friends book sale, Ann Arbor’s vision, thoughts on Durham

Hello! It’s Monday! And there’s a lot going on in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Durham this week. Here’s your daily roundup: 📖 Get your books on 📖 The Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library are hosting their August book sale next weekend – and we’ve heard that there will be thousands of children’s books, …

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