Over the next 12 to 18 months, commuter rail planners will work with a range of critical stakeholders to determine what infrastructure improvements are needed to add more train traffic to the rail corridor.
Stakeholders include residents, transit riders, the business community, local governments, universities and other institutions and major employers along the rail line as well as the North Carolina Railroad Company, North Carolina Department of Transportation Rail Division and operating railroads including Norfolk Southern and CSX.
Planners also will evaluate future station locations and other components critical to the success of the project, identify challenges for the project, assess solutions, and analyze economic and land-use benefits of commuter rail.
Public input is always an important part of investing transit dollars, and the survey results will be used to help us understand what potential riders and North Carolina residents want in a commuter rail project. At the conclusion of the study, local elected officials, including the Boards of Commissioners for Wake, Durham and Johnston counties, will decide whether to proceed with the project.
Open House and Events
|Open House||1/18/2023||6:30pm-8:30pm||John Chavis Community Center
505 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27601
|Open House||1/30/2023||5:30pm-7:30pm||Durham County Public Library
300 N. Roxboro St. Durham, NC 27701
|Open House||2/1/2023||6:30pm-8:00pm||Chapel Hill Town Hall
405 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Chapel Hill, NC 27514
|Ask Me Anything: An Online Discussion with Project Staff||2/3/2023||11:00am-12:00pm||DTRaleigh Community website|
|Open House||2/6/2023||5:30pm-7:30pm||The Town Council Chambers of Morrisville at the main Town Hall building – 100 Town Hall Dr. Morrisville NC 27560|
|Open House||2/7/2023||5:30pm-7:30pm||Town Hall
111 E. Second Street Clayton, NC 27520
|Open House||2/8/2023||5:30pm-7:30pm||St. Joseph AME Church 2521 Fayetteville St, Durham, NC 27707|
|Open House||2/10/2023||3:00pm-5:30pm||Cary Regional Library 315 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC 27511|
|Open House||2/16/2023||5:30pm-7:30pm||Garner Senior Center 205 E Garner Rd, Garner, NC 27529|
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