Recent Streetsblog USA posts about North Carolina

Even though they weren't asked for it, consultant Kimley-Horn drew a fantasy map that would involve new projects designed and built by firms like Kimley-Horn. Image via CATS

Charlotte Transit Has Problems That Expensive Fantasy Maps Won’t Fix

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Kimley-Horn, a multinational consulting firm looking to plan the next phases of the Charlotte area's rail expansion, also has ideas for new rail lines above and beyond the region's long-term blueprint -- projects that would be designed and built, naturally, by multinational consulting firms like Kimley-Horn. Trouble is, the firm's fantasy exercise does nothing to address the real challenges facing Charlotte's transit network.

Advocates Prevail Over Road Diet Ban in North Carolina

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Advocates for safer streets in North Carolina have beaten back an attempt to outlaw street designs that put people first. A provision inserted by state senators Trudy Wade and Andrew Brock would have forbidden road diets in North Carolina cities under certain circumstances. The amendment threatened to outlaw what are some of the most successful examples of […]