Posted inChapel Hill

Does residential development now pay for itself in Chapel Hill?

One of the arguments CHALT frequently makes against dense infill multi-family housing is that “the cost of serving residential development (money going out) exceeds the amount coming in.” They repeatedly cite a 2012 study commissioned by Chapel Hill’s former town manager– Here’s a recent example from NextDoor: There’s just (several) problems with this. Let’s wade […]

Posted inBike and Walk

Bolin Creek Greenway Alternative Bike Map: “Not something I’d ever let my kids ride on”

For the past few weeks, an anti-greenway group in Carrboro and Chapel Hill has been sharing a map purportedly showing ‘alternative bike routes’ that could take the place of paving the Bolin Creek Greenway in Carrboro. The map looks like they threw imaginary bike lane spaghetti at a map of Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Many […]