Catching a ride in Raleigh is as easy as installing an app on your phone for Lyft or Uber. Today, co-host James discusses his experience as a driver for these services, and we talk about their effect on transit.
Snow sure seems to interrupt life here in North Carolina, whether it’s an inch or a blizzard. In this episode, we talk about getting around in the snow and learn from the NCDOT a bit about the removal process.
For our last episode of 2017, we took your questions from social media and email and gathered some answers.
People really hate sitting in traffic on the Beltline during rush hour. But the NCDOT’s plan to widen a section of I-440 didn’t go over well.
Scooters might be a good solution for those who don’t drive often or far. After all, they get great gas mileage. We talk about some of the pros and cons of scooters, including some scary crash stats and we learn about CCs.
The City Council discussed whether to lower the GoRaleigh fare for students ages 13-18 so they can ride free. We discuss this idea and some other modes of school transportation.
This episode, we talk a bit about accessibility and how transit plays a role in making sure those with physical challenges can get out and about. We also invite you to learn a bit about GoAccess and TRACs, two programs that help with that goal.
If you’re seeing some bright green and yellow bikes around Raleigh, you’ve been seeing NC State’s new bikeshare program. We talked to NCSU transportation officials about it.
Call them cycletracks (or cycle tracks) or segmented bike lanes. Or protected bike lanes. A bicycle lane separated from cars by any name smells just as sweet — at least to three different groups in Raleigh trying to bring such projects to the area.
Ramp signals aren’t new, but they are new to Raleigh — and they’re coming in September to an I-540 ramp near you. Two engineers from the North Carolina Department of Transportation tell us why they’re excited to see them installed.