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How we can accelerate modern transit

Here are some possible elements of enhanced transit that the RTA business coalition will encourage careful consideration of as transit progresses in Wake County and across our region.

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Referendum will advance Wake County and the Triangle

Today, the campaign to pass the fall Wake transit referendum held its kickoff event. The approved transit plan for Wake County envisions a dedicated, locally-controlled half-cent sales tax as its primary local funding source. The voters of Wake County will decide on the sales tax in a November 2016 referendum.

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Wake Transit: good for business, good for all of us

The recommended Wake Transit plan is good for our region, good for business, and good for our future. This point-of-view from RTA Executive Director Joe Milazzo II offers a few perspectives on the benefits of the plan.

Creative collaboration yields improved intersection

The RTA has held nearly 20 Solutions Forum events over the past 12 years. The Town of Cary incorporated a suggestion from one of the forums into proposed improvements at a major intersection, and in fall 2015 NCDOT implemented the improvements.

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Keynote thoughts on transit in our market

Gabe Klein, keynote speaker for the RTA State of Mobility 2015 event and author of Start-Up City, offered responses to questions from RTA 2015 annual meeting participants.

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A victory ten years in the making

The Regional Transportation Alliance business coalition has been at the forefront of a decade-long push to authorize a new Interstate freeway corridor from Raleigh to coastal Virginia.

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