Transit Briefing, Thurs 6/19 6:00pm at Launch Chapel Hill

Join us for an informational meeting with updates on the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project & Chapel Hill Transit services & projects.
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Join us for a Transit Update Meeting
Thursday, 6/19 6:00pm

Note: VENUE CHANGE to Launch Chapel Hill

Triangle Transit and Chapel Hill Transit are pleased to join forces  to provide the Downtown Chapel Hill Community with updates on the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project as well as Chapel Hill Transit services and projects.   Find out how additional transit options will benefit and impact business and residents of Chapel Hill, proposed alignments, and timetable for construction and operation.

Who:

Presenters:

  • Brian Litchfield, Director of Chapel Hill Transit
  • Patrick McDonough, Manager of Planning and Transit Oriented Development
  • Natalie Murdock, Public Involvement Manager, of Triangle Transit

What:

Prepared presentation and Questions and Answers over light appetizers

When:

Thursday, June 19, 2014, 6:00-7:15 PM

Where:

Launch Chapel Hill, 321 W Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill. (this meeting was originally scheduled to be held at Linda's on E Franklin Street)

Cost:

Free,  Please RSVP Here


By 2035, the Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro area is expected to add nearly 200,000 residents and approximately 120,000 jobs. In 2011, Durham County residents demonstrated their support for transit initiatives by approving the transit sales tax. In 2012, Orange County residents concurred, approving a transit tax of their own. Light rail transit between the Durham-Orange Corridor’s three main activity centers—UNC (Hospitals and University), Duke (Medical Center and University), and downtown Durham—has been proposed as a means to support the growth.  Triangle Transit is pleased to report that planning for the proposed Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit (D-O LRT) Project has reached the project development phase, and Triangle Transit is studying the social, environmental, and human impacts of the proposed project. And Chapel Hill Transit’s North-South Corridor, along with other service changes, will help address growth and congestion.  You may learn more about these projects at www.ourtransitfuture.com and www.NSCStudy.org.

This release was distributed by the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership

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