Learn more about the RTA business coalition and regional transportation priorities from selected media coverage below.

See a full list of news coverage here.

Media contact: Natalie Griffith – natalie@letsgetmoving.org, 919.664.7062

Accelerate 540

NCDOT Secretary: We want to accelerate I-540 project

Inside the state’s massive $2.2B ‘Complete 540’ project 


RDU Airport

Raleigh-Durham Int’l Adds New Routes with Support of Local Businesses

Operation China: Details inside RDU’s push for another international flight 

Now that RDU-Paris flight is official, community leaders talk about how to pay for it


Regional Transit

Wake transportation plan to triple bus service in 4 years

Wake Transit leaders visit northern Virginia for ideas, inspiration

Transit plan to face critique

Get Plan Rolling

DOT tests idea: buses to ride I-40 shoulder


I-40 Widening

6 lanes proposed for I-40 Stretch


Street Improvements

Officials: Traffic relief for NC 54 ‘can’t come fast enough’


Interstate 87 Designation

Signage makes new interstate official in Wake County

Have you driven on Interstate 87 yet?

New $1 billion, 213-mile interstate planned to connect Norfolk and Raleigh

Future interstate named I-87


Economic Development

Triangle leaders hope forecast transit improvements will help woo Amazon

Will Amazon bypass the Triangle because of mass transit?

‘Holy Toledo!’ Officials, execs talk N.C.’s chances of landing Amazon HQ2


New Technology and Automation

Time is right for electric buses in the Triangle

Officials: What we know about the self-driving vehicle testing program coming to the Triangle Expressway 

IBM, Cisco execs talk the future of mobility at RTA meeting in Cary


Triangle Connector to I-85 / East End Connector

Construction Begins on Durham’s East End Connector


I-40/Fortify Reconstruction

Improving Fortify Travel Times a Collaborative Effort 


Speed Limit Increases

60 mph legal on Wade extension

540 Outer Loop will get faster


Higher Speed Rail

How a $1.4B DOT plan in Virginia could boost high-speed rail in N.C.

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