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:
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.
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.