Category: Land Use Planning

  • Raleigh May Vote on High-Speed Rail Option

    Raleigh, N.C. – The Raleigh City Council will consider three options to run high-speed rail through downtown. Residents of the city’s Five Points neighborhood are urging the city to choose one of the two options that keep the trains on the opposite side of Capital Blvd. from their homes. The…

  • Neighbors Rally Against High Speed Rail Option

    Raleigh, N.C. – Neighbors in Raleigh’s Five Points district are standing up against an option to bring President Obama’s high speed rail through their backyards. The option is called NC-3. It would run trains down the west side of Capital Blvd. into downtown Raleigh. It would also hinder Norfolk Southern’s…

  • “High Speed” Rail Plans Shared with Public

    Raleigh, N.C. – People in North Carolina and Virginia are getting their first looks at the plans to build so-called high-speed trains from Raleigh to Richmond. The stretch is one leg of the $5.3 billion plan to build line of faster trains from Charlotte to Washington, D.C.