Tag:Global TransPark

  • Global TransPark: Flying Erratically and Below the Radar

    When Charles Edwards took over as the latest executive director of the Global TransPark, he told The Free Press of Kinston, “I’m overwhelmed and trying to figure out what I’ve gotten into.” Carolina Journal’s Don Carrington says his comments seem to reflect what so far has been a confusing year…

  • Global TransPark: Proposal Letter to U.S. D.O.T.

    Imagine: You and your family board a jetliner at the Global TransPark in Kinston for a trip to Disney World. Halfway onto the plane, you hear an explosion. Out on the Tarmac you see masked men brandishing weapons, surrounding another airplane. Surprise: Make-believe terrorists have commandeered a nearby flight. That…

  • DOT Officials Alter TransPark Study

    N.C. Department of Transportation officials significantly reduced a detailed version of a legislative report to exclude information that the Global TransPark “is perceived as a major financial liability” and that abandonment of the “less-than satisfactory” project could spell disaster for state leaders, reports Carolina Journal Associate Publisher Don Carrington.