Durham County

Alston rail station debated

City Council members agreed with GoTriangle (formerly Triangle Transit) this week that the Durham-Orange Light Rail maintenance shop should go somewhere other than a site near Alston Avenue.

Durham News

Plan released for fixing Durham’s Loop

Developer Bob Chapman and partners last week issued what they hope will become “a citizens’ plan” to convert the Downtown Loop into a two-way street and spur development on currently under-utilized public property.

Durham News

Durham tree canopy at ‘critical juncture’

About 40 percent of the city’s 108 square miles is covered by trees, providing residents with shade, healthier air and beauty. To keep that arboreal canopy intact, Durham needs to plant an estimated 1,680 new trees every year for the next 20 years.

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