Jarles Alberg: Tunnel vision

December 24, 2013 

What I really want for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, I want for the city of Raleigh. I would love to see NCSU take some of its escrow/sports/timber money and build a car, train, pedestrian and bicycle tunnel under Avent Ferry Road between the divided campuses.

A second present would be a tunnel under the divided North Hills Shopping Center.

Both locations are perfectly situated on a rise that would make it fairly easy to create a people-friendly tunnel for moving people and vehicles safely at two of the most scary pedestrian crossings in Raleigh.

Jarles Alberg


News & Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service