Orange County Transit Referendum - Public Forum


Monday, October 8, 2012 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm


UNC - Howell rm. 104

The UNC Roosevelt Institute is hosting a speaker panel + Q&A on Monday, Oct. 8th at 7 p.m. in Howell 104. Speakers will discuss how the 1/2-cent transit sales tax will work in Orange County, why it's necessary for our transit future in the Triangle, and the economic and environmental benefits of making these investments.

Parking available on campus at Cobb Parking Deck or at the Wallace Deck at 150 E. Rosemary Street. Howell Hall is located between the Morehead Planetarium and E. Cameron Avenue; map available here.


- Bernadette Pelissier, Chair of the Orange County Board of Commissioners 

- Bill Rohe, Boshamer Distinguished Professor of City and Regional Planning and Director of the UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies

- Aaron Nelson, President & CEO of Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce

- Travis Hargett, Volunteer Coordinator at North Carolina Sierra Club


It would be interesting to live tweet...



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This Week in Orange Politics

It'll be a busy week across Orange County this week. The Carrboro Alderfolks will discuss bicycle-friendliness and the Lloyd Farm propery mediation process, while the Chapel Hill Town Council will get an update on UNC-related development. Both school boards will review the student performance data recently released by the state, while the Hillsborough Town Board will get an update on the Colonial Inn. The county commmissioners will meet with the Mebane City Council on public transportation and the Buckhorn EDD, and will get an update on Southern Branch Library in a serperate meeting.

CHALT and the Sierra Club/Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce/WCHL will hold candidate forums for Chapel Hill candidates.

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