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City to Study Electronic Bus Pass Payments

The city is investigating what it would take to set up electronic payments and reloadable bus passes in place of the magnetic card system used now.

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Raleigh’s Union Station Project Costs Could Increase

As the city continues to work on the design for the new Union Station in the downtown Warehouse District, money coming in from state and federal sources will make the project a reality. But it’s not completely funded yet. City officials say they hope to stick to the $73 million budget for the station.

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Raleigh Responds to Transit Panel

An independent panel of transit experts last week criticized a transit plan created for Raleigh and Wake County, saying officials here need to focus on buses instead of rail. Raleigh officials say the plan already focuses on buses and that rail needs to be part of the vision for the future.