Budget Busting Bus Shelters

Budget Busting Bus Shelters

At-Large Councilor Melton is excited to spend an extra $720,000 on designer bus shelters. Bus rider Lenora Southerland just wants a place to sit while she waits. Instead of moving quickly to add bus benches and shelters at more than 1,000 bus stops with neither,...
Predatory Towing in Raleigh

Predatory Towing in Raleigh

Imagine waking up in bed one morning, walking outside to your car to start your day, only to find that your car is gone, vanished; it’s not in front of your home where you parked it last evening. This may sound like an unlikely scenario to many Raleigh residents, but...
Council Adopts Titanic Tax Plan; Learn More on June 14

Council Adopts Titanic Tax Plan; Learn More on June 14

On May 4th Raleigh City Council committed up to $75 million, and probably a great deal more, to something it considers a high-priority need.Is it homelessness? Road repairs? Public schools?  No, it’s boosting developers’ profits.It sounds ridiculous. And it...
Another Test of Council’s Anti-Environmental Agenda

Another Test of Council’s Anti-Environmental Agenda

A resident asks for Open and Fair Rezoning Governance. Tom Kwak is a Raleigh resident concerned with the future environmental health of our City and especially the potential to disregard environmental impacts as Raleigh navigates through its growing pains.  He...