$520M Raleigh-Charlotte Rail Line Improvements On Track For 2017 WUNC – Jul 15, 2016 The state is expanding track capacity on the rail line connecting Raleigh and Charlotte. It’s part of the Piedmont Improvement Project, which received $520 million dollars in federal funding. Traffic congestion is a serious problem in the tenth most populous state and increasing the number of rail cars will offer a reliable option for North Carolina’s rapidly growing population, according to North Carolina Rail Division Director
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NC Go Leaders Present on Transportation Funding
It’s been a busy and successful year for NC Go!, with changes to our organization, new transportation money, and new leadership on our board. New Funding Of greatest importance is our advocacy: thanks to the efforts of NC Go!, our advocates and partnering organizations more than $700 Million in new, recurring transportation funding was included in the 2015-16 budget. And, thanks to Senate Bill 20, the Motor Fuels Tax formula has been changed and will result in $450 Million in funding
Nearly 40 short-term fixes over a decade. It’s time for a long-term plan. Send your letter or email to Congress now.
Tired of the long commute? Maybe it’s time North Carolina really invested in transportation…
Thanks to transportation advocates, voters in EVERY county in North Carolina can help decide how to address their community’s growing transportation needs…
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Transportation is more than roads. High-Speed Rail investment will keep North Carolina on track in the 21st Century.
Traffic congestion wastes gas, money and your time. It’s time to kick traffic congestion to the curb…
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