House and Senate leaders announced a deal Thursday that will gradually cut a few pennies off the state gas and diesel fuel tax over the next two years – starting next week – and cancel a much more substantial cut that would have cost the state Department of Transportation hundreds of jobs and more than $400 million in revenues.
A bill to define a new sort of three-wheeled vehicle called an autocycle zoomed through the House Thursday without dissent – and without any mention that nobody has manufactured an autocycle and nobody can buy one.
Transportation planners at the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization are studying how roadways, transit and bicycle and pedestrian features could accommodate development in a growing area between Raleigh and Smithfield during the next 30 years.
A House committee called for the repeal Tuesday of a 1987 law that lets the North Carolina Department of Transportation block development indefinitely on private land it might want to buy, years in the future, to build new roads. A separate Senate bill would amend the law, putting limits on DOT’s power to control landowners without paying them.
A House committee will vote Tuesday on Rep. Rayne Brown’s proposal to repeal a 1987 law designed to keep right-of-way costs low for the state Department of Transportation. Another vote is expected Wednesday on measures to change what DOT pays and how it behaves when it condemns land.
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Wake County school administrators say they’re still conducting an analysis of how the reconstruction of I-40 in Raleigh will impact school bus routes this fall. But they say initial reports show it will have a limited impact.
The city of Raleigh could launch a bike-sharing program by the spring of 2017, allowing people to rent bicycles from stations scattered across the city. The Raleigh City Council discussed the proposal Tuesday.
When a North Carolina state trooper is needed to help two civilian drivers escort a very long, very heavy truck rumbling down our highways and across our railroad tracks, which person in this convoy is responsible for our safety?
Three years after their first forecast was loudly repudiated by coastal developers and Republican legislators, members of the state’s coastal science panel met quietly Friday to agree on final revisions to a new report predicting how high the seas will climb along North Carolina’s coast by 2045.
Raleigh’s Capital Area Transit buses will carry new “GoRaleigh” labels and Durham’s DATA buses will say “GoDurham” starting March 25 – and Triangle Transit’s regional buses will sail under the “GoTriangle” moniker.