Tag:transportation

  • Holiday Traffic Snarls Likely

    CHARLOTTE — Over the Christmas and New Year's holidays many people travel by car to visit relatives or simply to go on vacation. There are few things less pleasant than driving through road construction projects, with all the hassles and potential delay that entails. While there are significant road projects…

  • Report: Roads Don’t Cause Sprawl

    RALEIGH — Contrary to the belief of many city planners and public officials in North Carolina, highway projects do not play a large role in determining the amount and nature of growth in local communities, according to a new study from a nationally renowned transportation scholar. Dr. David Hartgen, a…

  • Legislature Adds to Road List

    CHARLOTTE — For the first time in 14 years, the General Assembly has added to the number of the projects to be paid for through the Highway Trust Fund. The largest addition was a $350 million, 28-mile portion of the Fayetteville loop, included at the request of Senate Majority Leader…

  • No. 637: Jesus Wouldn’t Use Junk Science

    The Christian left and the environmentalist left have teamed up. The Evangelical Environmental Network is planning an ad campaign in selected states, including North Carolina, based on the theme, “What Would Jesus Drive?” EEN argues that “transportation is a moral issue,” which apparently means that Christians should use transportation options…