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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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Member Briefing: July 19, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition – the voice of the regional business community on transportation. RTA BRT Opportunity Series – initial speakers confirmedWe are pleased to announce several speakers for our upcoming BRT Opportunity Series event on October 24: Dr. Meredith Weiss from Virginia Commonwealth University and Carrie Rose Pace from Richmond’s transit […]

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Member Briefing: July 12, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition – the voice of the regional business community on transportation. Hyperloop: we saw a glimpse of the future todayI have been at the helm of RTA for more than 17 years. In all of my time in this role, I do not recall a discussion about […]

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Member Briefing: July 5, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition – the voice of the regional business community on transportation. Deadline to attend annual RTA Breakfast I hope you have registered for the RTA annual breakfast at The Umstead a week from today. Next Friday morning’s event will feature a series of short presentations and a […]

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