Some Durham bus routes may be dropped or changed as GoDurham faces a budget shortfall. The city’s bus system leaders want to make more buses run on time and serve the most riders, so less-used routes could be eliminated.
The drive home from downtown Raleigh will get easier for a lot of people Friday when the ramp from northbound Capital Boulevard onto Wade Avenue reopens, eliminating a detour that includes Peace Street and Glenwood Avenue.
Highways and primary roads in the Triangle were largely clear of snow and ice on Tuesday morning, and the return of sun and above-freezing temperatures will help city and state crews tackle the remaining secondary roads and side streets.
N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper warns of the many dangers after a major winter storm dumped several inches of snow and ice in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas Sunday, Dec. 8, 2018. (Dashcam mounted camera)
A mixture of snow and ice is covering roads in the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill areas early Sunday morning, Dec. 9, 2018 making travel dangerous. Multiple wrecks are reported on I-40. (Dashcam video)
It will cost as much as $15 round-trip to ride the new Ocracoke Express passenger ferry between Hatteras and Ocracoke islands, but North Carolina officials say they plan to charge less than that when the service starts this spring.
The Alternate East I-40 signs are among several that have gone up in recent days around an 11-mile stretch of Interstate 40 that the N.C. Department of Transportation plans to widen between Raleigh and N.C. 42 in Cleveland over the next three years.
Six toddlers wandered away from the Pinedale Christian Day Care in Winston-Salem, NC, and five of them were unsupervised as they approached a busy highway, according to the police who are investigating.
The City of Raleigh hopes to have 16 handicap-accessible parking spaces in place near key destinations such as city hall, the state museums of history and natural science and the Glenwood South entertainment district by Jan. 1.