I-40 RTP Local / CD Lanes

I-40 through Research Triangle Park (RTP) between NC 147 (Future I-885) and I-540 is the busiest stretch of road within the state of North Carolina. According to the NCDOT, nearly 200,000 vehicles per day utilize I-40 just west of the I-540 interchange. There are also five busy interchanges within a three mile stretch leading toContinue reading “I-40 RTP Local / CD Lanes”

Stitch Central: Transforming Raleigh’s Central Prison area

North Carolina’s Raleigh Central Prison and Governor Morehead School currently take up 100 acres of prime land less than 1/2 mile from the core of Downtown. Stitch Central would transform this underused land into 100 thriving acres of Greenspace, Apartments, Condos, Townhomes, Shops, Entertainment, Restaurants, and Retail.

Connecting Downtown Raleigh Part Three – South

The first two parts of the Connecting Downtown Raleigh series took a look at access from the East as well as the possibility of adding parks and trails over the railroad tracks. Part three of the Connecting Downtown Raleigh series examines the Southern extents of Downtown. Currently, there are two direct routes in and outContinue reading “Connecting Downtown Raleigh Part Three – South”

Town of Wendell Development and Road Improvements

Development within the Town of Wendell is certainly a hot topic right now. There are a lot of misconceptions about the growth Wendell is experiencing and how Transportation officials plan to keep traffic moving. With that said, I decided to overlay the town’s development map with the NC CAMPO 2050 Draft road improvement plan. ThisContinue reading “Town of Wendell Development and Road Improvements”

Building out the Wendell Falls Trails System

The Wendell Falls Trail System currently contains nearly 10 miles of paved and unpaved trails. As the community continues to grow, the trail system should as well. Explore the interactive Google Map below to see how I would propose building out the trail system to include the newly built phases of Wendell Falls. https://www.google.com/maps/d/embed?mid=1Rh7qP3GQdacbBLFBWI0gYUVRx_UIg71w MyContinue reading “Building out the Wendell Falls Trails System”

Connecting Downtown Raleigh Part Two – Trails Over Rails, RUS Park, and The Artery

Part one of this series explored the lack of access approaching Downtown Raleigh from the East. This time, I took a look at what would happen if we capped our below grade railroad tracks and created over 25 acres of greenspace and trails. Downtown Raleigh, like any other Downtown, has no shortage of railroad tracks.Continue reading “Connecting Downtown Raleigh Part Two – Trails Over Rails, RUS Park, and The Artery”

Reimagining Wendell Falls Parkway

The town of Wendell, along with the entire Triangle is experiencing major growth that shows no signs of stopping. Wendell Falls Pkwy is a road that was constructed to help facilitate that growth. When the Wendell Falls development got off the ground, Wendell Falls Pkwy was constructed as a four-lane divided facility with a sidewalkContinue reading “Reimagining Wendell Falls Parkway”