Bike and Walk

Three Reasons to Extend the Libba Cotten Bikeway to UNC (And Three Ways You Can Help)

Yesterday, NEXT Chapel Hill-Carrboro launched a campaign to ask the Town of Chapel Hill to extend the Libba Cotten Bikeway, which runs along a rail line between Chapel Hill and Carrboro, to UNC’s campus along Cameron Avenue. (Full disclosure: I am a member of NEXT, and pitched the idea of focusing on this issue).  More …

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Five questions to ask before supporting a new transportation plan

My recent piece on the proposed Commuter Rail Project received some pushback, including from TBBer Melody Kramer. Most of the criticism made two points: 1). Highway spending is just as wasteful, and we never hear criticism of highways, and 2.) If we don’t support this project now, we’ll regret it in the future.  While I’m sympathetic …

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Work at or attend UNC? Come join us for a social bike ride on Friday! (And other biking news)

There are quite a few bike and transit events taking place this week. Here are a summary of what’s on tap: Tuesday (today) Go Chapel Hill is hosting an employee transit fair from 8am-1pm that includes demos of e-bikes and an unveiling of some new covered bike racks at Chapel Hill Town Hall. This is …

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