RTA takes a strategic approach to critical transportation priorities, focusing on areas where regional business leadership can make a meaningful difference.

2019-20 top mobility priorities of regional business community 

1. Accelerate the 540 southeast extension to I-40

1A. Identify sustainable funding for RDU Master Plan objectives including new runway

2. Advocate fast, enhanced transit and accelerated completion of regional transit corridors

3. Promote congestion relief for I-40, I-440, 540, US 1, US 70, US 64, and NC 54

4. Advance innovative mobility solutions including dynamic left turn intersection (DLTi) pilots and freeway shoulder use 

5. Support short-term relief as well as sustainable funding for surface transportation such as a network access-based approach


View the full 2019-20 RTA Action Plan approved by the RTA Steering Committee Sept. ’19.