Chapel Hill Town Council

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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Factchecking Adam Searing’s newsletter ‘Controversial town topics’

It’s Town Council season again, which means our fact-checking fingers are limbering up for a workout. In a preview of things to come, Chapel Hill Town Council member Adam Searing sent out a Saturday night newsletter entitled “Controversial town topics on tap.” We’ve previously written about Searing’s claims that Chapel Hill was last in our …

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Chapel Hill’s Greenways: What’s next and what could be

This week, Jennifer Keesmaat and her team come back to Chapel Hill for another discussion about complete communities. At the previous meeting in August, she discussed her solution to Chapel Hill’s problems—greenways!—and suggested that she was interested in crowdsourcing where Chapel Hill might expand its greenway network. Of course, this is Chapel Hill, which means …

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Eat Pray Love Greenway: An update on the Complete Communities process

Greenways. That’s the answer to Chapel Hill’s problems, according to Jennifer Keesmaat, who is heading the Complete Communities project for the Town of Chapel Hill. In a 45-minute (or so) presentation on Thursday, August 18, Keesmaat and her team, with Rod Steven pinch hitting during the Q&A, presented an update on the Complete Communities process …

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