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Visiting Carrboro and Chapel Hill Without a Car Just Got A Lot Easier

Visiting Carrboro and Chapel Hill Without a Car Just Got A Lot Easier

New regional bus service on weekends from Triangle Transit is making intercity and interstate travel to and from Chapel Hill/Carrboro without a car easier than it has ever been. If you try to visit the Research Triangle region of North Carolina without driving your own car here, you will generally arrive by one of three methods: By Plane – To RDU Airport, which is in between Raleigh and Durham, just north of the town of Morrisville By Bus … Read entire article »

Filed under: Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Durham, Intercity Rail, Orange County, Public Transit, Tourism

Trip Report: Travel By Train in North Carolina in 2014

Trip Report: Travel By Train in North Carolina in 2014

Nearing midnight on March 6th, the Weather Underground reported that the stuff coming down outside was “Light Freezing Rain Mist.” It had been falling, somewhere on the physical line between rain, sleet, snow, and ice since early in the evening. Local schools would open on a three-hour delay the next day.  Despite this weather snarling rush hour traffic in the Triangle, I covered 110 miles from Charlotte to the middle of the state with near-military precision … Read entire article »

Filed under: Burlington (NC), Charlotte, High Speed Rail, Intercity Rail