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File #: 14-0004    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Other Matters
File created: 1/7/2014 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 1/14/2014 Final action:
Title: Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project Update PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Board of Aldermen to receive a status report on the progress of the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit project.
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Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project Update
 
PURPOSE:  The purpose of this item is for the Board of Aldermen to receive a status report on the progress of the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit project.
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DEPARTMENT: Town Manager
 
CONTACT INFORMATION: David Andrews (918-7315)
 
INFORMATION: The proposed Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit (D-O LRT) Project is a 17.1 mile light rail transit line which extends from UNC (UNC Hospitals Station) to east Durham (Alston Avenue/NCCU Station). 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 the Durham Station.
 
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen, as partners in Chapel Hill Transit and the Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro MPO, will receive an update and progress report each year on the status of the project. Triangle Transit staff will be present at the Board of Aldermen meeting to present information.  
 
FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: There is no fiscal or staff impact associated with this item.
 
RECOMMENDATION:r Staff recommends that the Board of Aldermen receive the report from Triangle Transit staff.