Posted inBike and Walk

Chapel Hill and Carrboro school bus issues speak to wider need for safe streets and greenways

On Wednesday afternoon, the Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools held a virtual meeting to discuss school buses.  Those who tuned in quickly realized that our school bus system is in trouble—big trouble. We’ve lost drivers and buses, and have started using contracted vehicles just to get kids to school. There are children riding the bus […]

Posted inCarrboro

Future-Proofing Cul-de-Sac Carrboro

This piece was originally published on WCHL’s Viewpoints. If you are interested in updates about community efforts to urge the town to build out Carrboro’s greenway network, sign up for the email updates over at the Carrboro Linear Parks Project. I live in one of the northern Carrboro neighborhoods, one of the suburban neighborhoods. The […]

Posted inCarrboro Town Council

This week in civic life: November 1-4 – Town council preview, The Local Reporter update, and a nighttime bike ride

Hello! What a week – there’s trick-or-treating, of course, but there’s also a full slate of civic meetings and activities to delight and inspire us all once again. Let ‘s dig in. Tuesday November 1 BOCC meeting We kick off the week with an Orange County Board of Commissioners Business Meeting 7:00 PM, Richard Whitted […]