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Member Briefing: October 18, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation. NCDOT improves I-40 ramps at NC 54 – Raleigh/CaryThis week marks the substantial completion of the first improvement for the section of I-40 between Raleigh and Cary since the completion of the strategic widening that RTA […]

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Member Briefing: October 11, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation. Annual I-40 Partnership meeting is this ThursdayFor more than 10 years, the regional business community has partnered with NCDOT and other area transportation agencies and organizations to improve the operations of our region’s main street, Interstate […]

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Chapel Hill North-South BRT: a vital link to our transit future

Earlier this summer, the Town of Chapel Hill formally submitted an application for Small Starts federal funding as part of the Town’s request for a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Capital Investment Grant. The application is for the North-South bus rapid transit corridor project. The Regional Transportation Alliance business coalition has endorsed this project as a […]

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Member Briefing: October 4, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation. Election day is TuesdayWe discussed in a previous RTA blog that Cary is holding a bond referendum on improving transportation this fall, along with another on parks. The Cary Chamber has done an excellent job leading the campaign, and […]

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I-440 improvements begin in earnest

The modernization and expansion of the I-440 Beltline in southwestern Raleigh has been our highest reconstruction priority for some time. While work has been underway for a few weeks, with the closing of the Melbourne Road overpass this week — it will be closed for an entire year — we can now say the project […]

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Member Briefing: September 27, 2019

Here is a brief weekly update from the RTA business coalition — the voice of the regional business community on transportation. Hyperloop is returning to North CarolinaLess than three months ago, the regional business community welcomed several members of the Virgin Hyperloop One team to the Research Triangle, as the focus of our annual RTA breakfast event. Next month, […]

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Hyperloop returns to North Carolina

Less than three months ago, the regional business community welcomed several members of the Virgin Hyperloop One team to the Research Triangle, as the focus of our annual RTA breakfast event. Next month, VHO team members return to the Triangle — this time with their CEO, Jay Walder, and with the current version of the […]

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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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