June Light Rail meetings to review latest plans

Three upcoming meetings will update the public on plans for the proposed Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit (D-O LRT) project, which includes a station at UNC Hospitals. View locations and times for the meetings.

Join us for one of these three open house meetings to review data for the proposed Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit project:
  • Tuesday, June 2, 4 - 7 p.m., Chapel Hill Library, 100 Library Dr.    
    Presentations will take place at 4:15, 5:15 and 6:15 P.M. at the Chapel Hill Library 
  • Thursday, June 4, 4 - 7 p.m., Durham Station, 515 W. Pettigrew St.
    Presentations will take place at 4:15, 5:15 and 6:15 P.M. at the Durham Station
  • Saturday, June 6, 2 - 5 p.m., John Avery Boys and Girls Club, 808 E. Pettigrew St.
    Presentations will take place at 2:15, 3:15 and 4:15 P.M. at the John Avery Boys and Girls Club

“This is an opportunity for GoTriangle to present our latest information on the project,” said General Manager David King.  “We look forward fielding questions and hearing the thoughts and opinions of the citizens of Durham and Orange counties.” 

T
he information at the sessions will include rail in both counties and changes proposed in the downtown Durham alignment.  

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement is expected to be released for public comment this fall.

The proposed Durham-Orange Light Rail Project is a 17.1 mile light rail transit line which extends from UNC (UNC Hospitals Station) to downtown Durham. The D-O LRT alignment connects a range of educational, medical, employment, and other important activity centers, park-and-ride lots, transfer centers, the Durham Amtrak Station, and Durham Station.

If you need special accommodations to participate in the public meetings, please call 1-800-816-7817, at least one week prior to the meeting.

More information can be found at www.ourtransitfuture.com.

Questions, comments and concerns can be emailed to info@ourtransitfuture.com.

Contact: Brad Schulz – 919.485.7434 – bschulz@gotriangle.org