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30% of all jobs in Triangle commuter rail counties are within a mile of corridor

January 11, 2022

A TJCOG study also finds that the rail corridor runs through eight of the Triangle’s Top 10 employment centers, highlighting how the rail project would help connect people to jobs. Research Triangle Park, NC (Jan. 11, 2022) – A travel analysis that looked at where workers live, where residents work and how the Greater … Read more

For the region we want, we need commuter rail, Raleigh mayor says

August 25, 2021

Watch the interview with Raleigh Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin at readyforrailnc.com/videos. When Raleigh Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin talks about the future of her city and the ever-growing Triangle, she wants people to picture how amazing it will be to have a regional mass transit network connecting them to opportunities, offering them travel choices and helping … Read more

Affordable Housing: A Key Component of CRT

July 22, 2021

TJCOG study finds 27% of existing affordable housing in Wake, Durham and Johnston counties within a mile of rail corridor. Rail project would help scores of people with modest means reach job centers. If planned affordable housing units are built, the project would score the highest rating on the federal government’s scale on … Read more