Posted inBike and Walk, Bike Beat, Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Transportation, UNC

What I’ve learned in 5 years of bike commuting from Carrboro to UNC

Bike commuting is not always easy. Rain, bike malfunctions, or less-than-considerate drivers can turn an otherwise straightforward ride into a source of frustration. But in the countless times I’ve biked from Carrboro to UNC’s campus and back in the past five years, my bike ride has been a source of joy more often than not. […]

Posted inCarrboro, Chapel Hill, Connectivity, DCHC MPO, Greenway, Transportation

Support Chapel Hill’s extension of the Bolin Creek Greenway in the Transportation Prioritization Survey

It’s that time again — NCDOT SPOT Prioritization time! Yes, unless you are thoroughly engrossed in transportation planning that sentence makes no sense, but it actually is an important opportunity to show your support for local bicycle and pedestrian projects, and especially for extending the Bolin Creek Greeenway in both Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Read […]

Posted inChapel Hill, Greenway, Transportation

Chapel Hill wins $1 million “Everywhere to Everywhere Greenways” grant

Back in December, the Chapel Hill Town Council adopted the “Complete Communities” strategy developed by the consultant Jennifer Keesmaat. One of its key pillars was development of an “Everywhere to Everywhere” greenway network that, as Mayor Hemminger said, is designed to “focus housing growth along an ‘everywhere-to-everywhere’ greenway network with attention to making sure that […]