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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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Let’s help Complete 540

Meetings will be held next week on the Complete 540 freeway project — the regional business community’s top new freeway priority — and we need your help.

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RTA 2016 Transportation Breakfast: let’s get “Street Smart”

At our RTA 2016 Transportation Breakfast, which will be held on Friday, April 29 in Raleigh at the Renaissance North Hills Hotel, we will welcome national keynote speaker Sam Schwartz, PE, the CEO of Sam Schwartz Engineering, the former head of NYC transportation, the man who coined the term “gridlock,” and the author of an excellent new book about the future of urban transportation, “Street Smart.”

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I-40 / Fortify: more is less, and less is more

NCDOT has done outstanding design and construction work and outreach to minimize the impacts to our commuting, and the community has responded to NCDOT’s “Fortify is coming” warning by adjusting how, where, and when we travel to keep our region moving. – by Pete Marino, RTA Freeways chair

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