Fake Delinquent Parking Violation Notices Pop Up Around Meredith College
Food Truck ordinance violations and complaints have been virtually nil, according to a six-month summary report on food truck activity made public in the Raleigh City Council’s May 14 meeting. During the six months since the new food truck regulations became effective on October 1, 2011, the City has issued 11 location permits and 18 […]
The Raleigh City council has approved a $374,344 contract with Turner Asphalt, Inc., to make bicycle and pedestrian improvements on Wade Avenue. The purpose of the project is to enhance pedestrian and bicycle connectivity along Wade Avenue between Ridge Road and Faircloth Street. The improvements also will provide direct connectivity to the House Creek Greenway, […]
The City of Raleigh has started to build a 500-kilowatt solar energy system at the Raleigh Convention Center. This will be the City’s largest urban solar energy system and is scheduled to be completed in April.
The revamped City of Raleigh Neighborhood Improvement Funds program now makes neighborhood-based groups eligible to receive up to $1,000 for improvement projects. Neighborhood associations, homeowners associations, neighborhood watch groups, garden clubs, and others are eligible to apply for the funds. The Improvement Funds program offers two levels of funding for neighborhood projects: Level I provides […]
The City of Raleigh’s Passenger Rail Task Force has presented the City Council with a recommended Downtown route for Triangle Transit’s proposed light rail system. Members of the Passenger Rail Task Force said the D6a route would better serve Downtown workers, especially state government employees. The task force also recommended that the light rail system […]
The City of Raleigh is adding to the list of materials that it collects, including phone books, colored paper, spiral (coffee) cans and #1-5 and #7 plastic containers. The change comes as the City Council approved a three year contract extension with Sonoco Recycling which increases the rate the City receives for recyclables and increases […]
The City of Raleigh is currently developing a pedestrian plan to implement a safe, accessible and convenient network of sidewalks, crosswalks, pedestrian signals, trails and other pedestrian facilities throughout the City. The Raleigh Comprehensive Pedestrian Plan’s goal is to increase pedestrian safety, comfort and access in Raleigh and to make Raleigh’s transportation system more environmentally, […]