In 2008, the Town of Carrboro commissioned Greenways Incorporated, a nationally recognized greenway design and planning firm founded by Chuck Flink, to assess the feasibility of Bolin Creek and Jones Creek for a greenway that would connect Morris Grove Elementary in the north to Wilson Park in the south. At the time, there was much […]
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 […]
If you have a kid in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, you received an ominous automated phone call, text, and email yesterday encouraging you to fill out a survey about school bus transportation. The email said: As you may know, CHCCS no longer has enough school bus drivers to cover all of our routes on […]
The other day I wanted to take my two older kids (ages 9 and 6) for a bike ride on a greenway. Greenways are great for family bike rides because your kids, who are perhaps not old enough to predictably share a space with a car traveling 35 MPH, need a wide berth and some […]
A photo gallery of places of note along the town of Chapel Hill’s Morgan Creek Greenway. To access the greenway by car, you need to approach from the Eastbound lanes of NC54 from Smith Level Road. Just after you pass the Kingswood Apartments, be on the lookout for this sign. You can access a parking […]
The Morgan Creek Trail in Chapel Hill is not quite a mile long, and stretches east-west along the Morgan Creek flood plain. Like most of Chapel Hill’s paved greenways, it sits in two separate utility easements.