Member Briefing: April 7

Johnston County Launches New Micro-mobility Option

Johnston County is ramping up it’s micro-mobility strategy with QuickRide, an app that works similar to Uber but at a fraction of the cost.

Similar to the nationally recognized Wilson micro mobility Ride service that successfully replaced their existing public transit system, the new QuickRide servie will provide service for a flat fee anywhere in the agency service area.  Read more in this week’s blog.

Business NC roundtable highlights mobility solutions

RTA freeways chair Pete Marino with RTA Gold Leadership Team member Smith Anderson law firm and I had an opportunity to participate in a transportation roundtable with several state transportation leaders including NCDOT Board of Transportation chair Mike Fox and NC Railroad Company CEO Carl Warren. We focused on the state of funding, regional partnerships, the impact of economic development on transportation, and how some of our recent successes might evolve in a few years. You can view the entire article on the roundtable here.

A Happy Holiday Weekend to all RTA Members and Partners

RTA wishes you and your family a very happy holiday weekend. Whether you are celebrating Easter, Passover, or Ramadan this week, or are simply looking forward to a more ordinary weekend, we hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable one.

Thank you, as always, for your membership and support.

Let’s get moving,

RTA Executive Director

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Gold members

Thank you to our Omnia Gold, Sustaining Gold, and Gold members

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