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Member Briefing: September 20, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation. Cary bond referendum — vote early, vote yesCary is holding a bond referendum on improving transportation (and another on parks) in the community — and all adult residents that are eligible to vote can weigh in. The […]

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Member Briefing: September 13, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation. RTA launches RDU airport infrastructure development (AID) task force Identifying sustainable funding for RDU has been at the forefront of our priorities — currently it is priority “1-A” for the organization — and given the growth […]

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Triangle Business Coalition Launches Leadership Task Force to Support RDU Airport

Regional Transportation Alliance initiative will examine RDU finances in light of its infrastructure needs and recommend funding solutions PRESS RELEASE September 12, 2019 RALEIGH AND DURHAM, N.C. – The Regional Transportation Alliance, the voice of the regional business community on transportation, has named a 12-member regional task force to explore expense and revenue options for […]

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Member Briefing: September 6, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation. RTA endorses Cary Transportation Bond At last month’s RTA planning retreat, we heard from Jerry Jensen with the Town of Cary who showed a video that summarizes the proposed transportation bond (and also a separate parks […]

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Member Briefing: August 30, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation. Raleigh-Cary BRT corridor meeting this Thursday There are five proposed bus rapid transit lines that will open by 2027 in our market. The longest of those is the Raleigh-Cary BRT line that will follow along Western […]

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Member Briefing: August 23, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation. 540 approved — entire region, the environment, and our transit future emerge victorious Yesterday was a watershed moment for regional mobility. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and a number of environmental organizations, represented by the Southern […]

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Member Briefing: August 16, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation. RTA to launch RDU airport infrastructure development task forceAt today’s RTA annual retreat, RDU CEO Michael Landguth gave an update on the current state of the airport — both needed projects and the available funding picture. To support […]

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Member Briefing: August 9, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition – the voice of the regional business community on transportation. “Fix 440” construction beginsThis week marks the beginning of an important, and probably long overdue, improvement to our regional freeway system. The entirety of the Raleigh beltline freeway has at least three travel lanes per direction – except […]

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Member Briefing: August 2, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition – the voice of the regional business community on transportation. My magical experience with pre-booking RDU parkingLast week I visited family in Texas. Like you, I was aware of the increased demands on security lines, parking, and so on at our growing hometown international airport, especially […]

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Member Briefing: July 26, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition – the voice of the regional business community on transportation. NC Moves 2050 is moving right alongNCDOT has now completed two rounds of public surveys to guide the update to the state’s 30-year transportation plan – NC Moves 2050. More than 10,000 survey responses were received to help identify transportation challenges, […]

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