Durham-Orange Light Rail Survey and Workshop Schedule

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Public input is highly valued and is one of several factors that influence planning and final decision-making for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. Take the survey to contribute your feedback.

Public Meeting Schedule:

Please join Triangle Transit to discuss information about the 17-mile project. The public can share concerns and will assist officials in preparing a draft Environmental Impact Statement that will be published and available for public comment next spring. 

Tuesday, November 18, from 11:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Durham Station Transportation Center, 517 W. Pettigrew Street in Durham

Tuesday, November 18, from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
UNC Friday Center in Chapel Hill

Wednesday, November 19, from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Marriott/Spring Hill Suites, 5301 McFarland Road at Patterson Place in Durham

Thursday, November 20, from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville Street in Durham  

For more information about the light rail project, please visit OurTransitFuture.com.

Chapel Hill Transit North-South Corridor Public Meetings

Chapel Hill Transit is conducting the North-South Corridor Alternatives Analysis, “North-South Corridor Study” for short, to evaluate the best methods for moving more residents and commuters along the MLK Boulevard and 15-501 South corridor. An Alternatives Analysis (AA) is a detailed study of all reasonable transportation alternatives within a corridor that addresses identified transportation problems. The study area runs from the Eubanks Road Park & Ride lot  and the popular Southern Village and points in between.

You're invited to these three identical workshops:

  • Oct. 21 at 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM:
    UNC Campus, Carolina Student Union, 3103 FPG Student Union, Chapel Hill
  • Oct. 22 at 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM:
    Town of Chapel Hill Chambers, 405 MLK Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill.
  • Oct. 23 at 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM:
    N.C. Children’s Hospital (Stage Area), 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill


Details of the project are available at http://nscstudy.org/.

The goals of the study are to:

  • Improve travel capacity and mobility
  • Provide rapid and reliable transit throughout the corridor.
  • Create positive opportunities for economic development around stations
  • Produce a Locally Preferred Alternative as a step to securing Federal funding to support transit improvements in this corridor.

Leave feedback on the project 24/7 using our online community forum at http://nscstudy.mindmixer.com/

UNC Transportation Forums, Nov. 5 & 12

UNC Transportation Forums

Topics will include Chapel Hill Transit, Triangle Transit, the Light Rail Project, the North-South Corridor Study, ridesharing, bicycling and more.

The forums are scheduled for:

  • Wednesday, November 5th
    11am - 2pm
    UNC Cancer Hospital (Conference Room 1)
  • Wednesday, November 12th
    11am - 2pm
    FPG Student Union (Great Hall)