Storms left a mess on greenway, but that doesn’t stop avid cyclist

Rick Powell, an avid Raleigh cyclist, rode more than 10 miles along the Crabtree Creek Trail on the Capital Area Greenway Thursday, April 27, 2017 despite thick mud and washouts. Crews are still working to clear debris from the greenway system, wh
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Rick Powell, an avid Raleigh cyclist, rode more than 10 miles along the Crabtree Creek Trail on the Capital Area Greenway Thursday, April 27, 2017 despite thick mud and washouts. Crews are still working to clear debris from the greenway system, wh

Shelbi Polk is a solutions and opinions writer for the News & Observer, where she works to highlight solutions to local smart growth and urban development issues. She attended Texas A&M University and followed the crowds to Raleigh in 2018.