Connectivity

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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Howard & Lillian Lee Honored by Chapel Hill Transit on Juneteenth

Today, June 20, 2022, Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) along with the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Orange County observed the Juneteenth holiday by celebrating the naming of The Howard & Lillian Lee Transit Operations Facility at 6900 Millhouse Road in Chapel Hill. The event featured moving remarks from local elected officials, …

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Hooray for the 203 Project! Let’s build a linear park to connect downtown Carrboro.

This afternoon, the town of Carrboro will hold a groundbreaking celebration of the 203 Project, more officially known as the Orange County Southern Branch Library and Cultural Center for Carrboro. This building, decades in the making, will transform downtown Carrboro in many ways, some of which have been hotly debated here and elsewhere. But it will …

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Petition for increased connectivity for Trinity Court residents

In a recent post, I described the importance of building small connections around town to reduce our reliance on car travel and mentioned that the Planning Commission would be petitioning the Town Council to add a connection to the redeveloped Trinity Court apartments. Encourage Council to support a new connection to Trinity Court Details of …

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