Research Triangle Commuter Rail Studied
A 37-mile commuter rail line under study in North Carolina could connect cities Raleigh, Cary, and Durham in North Carolina, but the system will cost a pretty penny, and it will have to succeed where light rail previously failed.
New Density Planned as Affordable Housing, Growth Management Tool in Durham, North Carolina
The City Council of Durham, North Carolina has approved changes to the city's master plan, first approved in 2005, to allow new forms of density in residential neighborhoods proximate to the city's downtown urban core.
Duke Faculty Support N.C. Rail Project; University Opposes It
Duke University will not sign an agreement for a regional rail project that has widespread support from the campus community.
‘Nudging’ Durham Commuters Toward More Sustainable Modes of Travel
Behavioral science is informing the city’s efforts to change the way people commute.
Light Rail From Durham to Orange Finds Final Funding Piece
Planners behind a new 17-mile light rail system that will connect the cities and employers in the Research Triangle in North Carolina overcame a change of funding plans by the state.
Evidence of Race's Role in Land Use Decisions
Analysis of a city's zoning and land use decisions over seven decades reveals the role race plays in decision making.
Connecting the Dots Between Walkability and Financial Productivity
The findings of a data visualization that maps walkability and tax value onto Durham, North Carolina makes a strong case for the human scale.
Durham Struggles With Evictions as Housing Market Rises
Durham, North Carolina might not be the city you expect to hear about when the conversation turns to a wave of evictions driving residents from their homes as post-Recession development remakes the market.
Durham, NC, Reorganizes to Streamline Development Review
Durham, North Carolina, joins the ranks of local government agencies who have shifted to an integrated development services model focused on customer service.
The Cities Best Positioned for Growth Based on the Right Mix of Jobs
Having the right mix of jobs in a local economy might be a predictor for future growth.
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