Round-Up: Councilors Approve Walk [Raleigh] Pilot

City Councilors lowered the sidewalk petition threshold so only a simple majority of neighbor support is needed to approve a new sidewalk. Councilors also approved a 10-person Window Sign Task Force and authorized the city attorney to investigate Club Bodi after a recent shooting. Councilors also approved the Walk [Raleigh] Pilot Program and the installation of 10 new solar trash compactors in three area parks.

Taxi Drivers Threaten Strike, Request City Commission

Raleigh taxi drivers are threatening to strike if the city does not correct issues forcing cab drivers to work for less than minimum wage. Carrying posters and American flags, members of the North Carolina Taxi Workers Alliance (NCTWA) urged the Raleigh City Council Tuesday to move forward with recommendations presented at their April 5 meeting.