A group of Triangle residents visited Richmond, Virginia, to ride the Pulse, the city’s new bus rapid transit line. Raleigh, Cary, Wake County and Chapel Hill plan to build similar BRT systems in coming years.
A crash on a Candadian highway serves as a reminder to move over for disabled vehicles. A speeding Lexus hit a truck that was broken down on the highway in Toronto, Canada on August 4, 2018. Police say there were no serious injuries.
Thousands of purple martin birds have made the William B. Umstead Memorial over the Croatan Sound in the Outer Banks their home. The NCDOT has set lower speed limits and set up flashing lights to warn drivers and protect the bridge.
The NC Department of Transportation is putting up another sign commemorating UNC's 2017 national basketball championship, this time in a spot on Interstate 40 it hopes rival NC State University fans find a more respectful distance from PNC Arena.
KidsAndCars.org teamed up with the Fort Bend County, TX law enforcement organizations to launch a new ‘Look Before You Lock’ PSA video for TV and billboard campaign. The campaign is focused on preventing children from dying in hot cars.
State Board of Transportation member Nina Szlosberg-Landis uses a bottle of grape juice to christen a new Amtrak train in the NCDOT rail yard. With the addition the Piedmont will now have three daily runs between Raleigh and Charlotte.
The NCDOT's project to replace the bridge crossing over from the mainland to Topsail Island at Surf City is well underway. The completion date to open the bridge to traffic is Sept. 25, 2019, however, the project is likely to be completed earlier.
Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy, explains why the national average price of gasoline is now its priciest since July 2015. GasBuddy is a smartphone app that uses crowd-sourced information to track gas prices.
Nearly 75,000 vehicles are expected to pass through the Wake Forest Road interchange with the Beltline each day in 2040, and NCDOT planners think crisscrossing traffic might be the best way to handle them.
The N.C. Department of Transportation is meeting with small groups of residents and business people as it begins planning changes to the roads around Crabtree Valley Mall near the Raleigh Beltline to help ease congestion in the area.
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