Commercial activity will be limited on public trails

Bike, Pedestrian Funding from State at Risk

A bill in the House and a companion provision in the Senate budget could eliminate state funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects. HB 817 replaces the equity formula, which has been in place since the 1980s, said Raleigh’s Transportation Manager Eric Lamb. The original formula distributed money in equal parts across the state — regardless of traffic or population.

City Workers Argue for Higher Raises in Next Year’s Budget

Councilors heard from city employees Tuesday night at its budget hearing. They argued for better raises for employees in next year’s budget. People also spoke about the need for better upkeep of the Moore Square bus station, more public transit and continued support for social service organizations.

The Fayetteville District is the most desired on-street parking zone in the downtown area.

The State of Parking in Downtown Raleigh

Parking in downtown Raleigh has changed a lot since the city installed on-street meters in 2010. We sat down with Parking Administrator Gordon Dash to find out how things are going, answer some frequently asked questions and find out what’s new.

Superintendent Finalists Make Their Cases

Three finalists vying to fill the vacant top spot at the Wake County school system met last night for a public forum. They spoke about magnet schools, bullying and the divisive politics affecting the Wake County School board.