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Carrboro Now Has Express Bus Service to Durham! Here’s How to Use It

Carrboro Now Has Express Bus Service to Durham! Here’s How to Use It

Monday, August 8th was an exciting day- for the first time ever, we now have direct regional bus service to and from Downtown Carrboro!  GoTriangle Route 405, which currently runs between Chapel Hill and Durham, will be extended into Carrboro and will provide service during rush hour between Carrboro and Durham.  A big crowd was on hand Monday morning to greet the new buses. Here are the key things to know about the new Route … Read entire article »

Filed under: Carrboro, Celebrations, Chapel Hill, Durham, Public Transit, Video

Carrboro Likely To Approve Homestead-Chapel Hill High School Path for Construction

Carrboro Likely To Approve Homestead-Chapel Hill High School Path for Construction

Near the end of their May 10th meeting, the Carrboro Board of Aldermen affirmed their commitment to see the Homestead-Chapel Hill High School Multi-Use Path move forward to construction this summer. Compromise Recommended by the School System Staff and Town of Carrboro Staff Early in the meeting, Todd LoFrese of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School System took to the podium to describe a compromise that had been worked out between school staff and Town of Carrboro staff … Read entire article »

Filed under: Biking, Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Children, Safety, Schools, Uncategorized, Video, Walking

Rare Opportunity Today: Carrboro and Chapel Hill #Sneckdown Photography!

Rare Opportunity Today: Carrboro and Chapel Hill #Sneckdown Photography!

It’s near midnight on January 28th as I write this.  As everyone wakes up on the 29th, we will have a rare opportunity in the Triangle to see how the snow reveals which parts of our intersections are not needed to allow cars to move freely.  Clarence Eckerson of Streetfilms (see 3-minute video below) has pioneered the art of taking film of leftover snow and plowed roadways to show where intersection treatments for pedestrians could … Read entire article »

Filed under: Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Data, Street Design, Video, Walking