commuting

The Triangle celebrates National Bike To Work Week with events May 14th through May 23rd

Bike to Work Week opens with elected officials, closes with people in thestreets

The Triangle celebrates National Bike to Work Week with North Carolina’sfirst ‘open-streets’ event in Durham and regional events

Smith Level Road

For approximately 25 years, DOT has been wanting to widen Smith Level Road. The latest effort to expand the number of vehicle lanes between Ray Road (town limit) and Morgan Creek bridge, was voted down by the Carrboro Board of Aldermen on April 20.

This morning's Herald-Sun reports that DOT staff has offered Carrboro 3 options:

Great Local Commuting List-serv Resource for Bikers and Pedestrians

Just wanted to share a great list-serv with discussions on commuting, whether by bike or foot or public transportation.  Discussions range from homages to injured community members to pending laws and legal issues to strategic routes in our local area.

RTP_bike_ped list-serv 

 

I personally have nothing to do with this list-serv.  I rely upon it for much insight, discussion and information for alternative transportation in the local area. 

Your Daily Commute

A few weeks ago, I was asked to take a look at my daily commute and examine it in terms of the physical factors that affect my journey. Below is a video that represents the route I travel (almost) every day and the hurdles I encounter. Because I walk a pretty short distance most days, it's a very microscopic view of pedestrian travel issues in downtown Chapel Hill. I want to turn the question around to the Orange Politics community, and see what you think of your commute. What problems do you have to deal with every day on your way to work/school/where ever, and what do you see as the solution?

 

 

 
 

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