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RDU$: A new priority one for the regional business community

Friday, January 17th, 2020 is the 18th annual meeting of the Regional Transportation Alliance — the voice of the regional business community on transportation. Since late 2016, RTA has had our as highest priority the acceleration of 540 to I-40. As each of our fellow RTA members will celebrate tomorrow, that goal has been achieved, […]

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Member briefing: January 10, 2020

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation. RTA annual meeting: it only costs you if you don’t attendOnly a week from today until we will see 300 (or more) of our closest friends at The State of Mobility 2020 event. At our annual […]

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Let’s celebrate an essential partnership

At our 18th annual meeting next week, RTA will celebrate the achievement of what has been the regional business community’s highest priority for several years — accelerating 540 to I-40 in southern Wake County. We will also recognize two key partner organizations that came together to provide an essential resolution for this most important multimodal […]

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Member briefing: January 3, 2020

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation. A fortnight until our RDU findings, and to our 540 fêteWe are only two weeks away from The State of Mobility 2020 event. At our annual meeting on Friday, January 17, we will provide our initial findings on our […]

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A New Years “Resolution”

As the week and decade drew to a close, I decided to take my family to the Outer Banks, to see the Wright Brothers National Memorial. We are all proud that North Carolina is “First in Flight” and we are blessed that the Triangle is a little over 3 hours away from where aviation transportation […]

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Member Briefing: December 27, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation. 2019 was a landmark year – 2020 may be our best yet It has been a remarkable year for transportation in the Triangle in 2019. Our top priority, accelerating the extension of 540 to […]

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A new year and decade of mobility

Tomorrow marks the beginning of 2020 — a new year and decade for vital transportation investments in the Research Triangle region. I wrote an article in the News & Observer published on Dec. 25 that takes a look at the year and decade ahead. It is as follows: The Regional Transportation Alliance is the voice […]

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Member Briefing: December 20, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation.   A 540 Christmas in the Triangle This week marked the formal financial close for the bonds needed for 540. This week’s blog highlights that moment, and the importance of the project and this […]

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Member Briefing: December 13, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation.  RTA will study zero fare for everyone in 2020Two years ago the regional business community endorsed a focus on reducing barriers to using transit, including the pursuit of enhanced fare-free transit. This week, the […]

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