Former PC Chair on Parking Minimums

Former PC Chair on Parking Minimums

March 28, 2022 To Raleigh City Council & Raleigh Planning Commission Re: Eliminating parking minimums WRAL Reporter Matt Talhelm came over on March 25, 2022 to interview me about this issue. Unfortunately, my substantive comments were not included, and the one...

Raleigh, Get Transit On Track for the Future

Raleigh, Get Transit On Track for the Future

Cailin Peterson is a long-time environmental justice activist recently gone professional as a Field Organizer at Climate Action NC. She is also a recent NC State Microbiology grad, cat mom, half-marathon runner, and guitar player! Her favorite NC brewery is...

City Council Work Session – February 8, 2022

City Council Work Session – February 8, 2022

Mayor Baldwin announced that a decision regarding Raleigh’s mask mandate will likely be made in a couple of more weeks after additional data is gathered. Staff presented some proposals on Tree Conservation options. Despite staff telling previous councils that NC...

January 16 2022 Letter to the Editor of the News & Observer

January 16 2022 Letter to the Editor of the News & Observer

RALEIGH GROWTH The writer is former chair of the Raleigh Planning Commission In his Jan. 10 column, Ned Barnett argues that leaving growth management solutions to localities worsens the problems associated with rapid growth. An understatement for sure. Click on image...

Stop Signs, Stop Lights, and the Environment

Stop Signs, Stop Lights, and the Environment

Janis Ramquist submitted this blog to Livable Raleigh. She has been a Wake County resident since 1981. Janis says “I want my grandchildren to enjoy a clean environment, especially with simple choices that are safe and less costly.” Have you noticed the explosion of...