4/2/2018 10:09:19 AM Greenways Providing Positive Economic Benefits to North Carolina
RALEIGH – Greenways provide several positive economic benefits such as increased sales for local businesses, according to a new study sponsored by the N.C. Department of Transportation. “This study provides evidence of the economic...
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3/21/2018 2:39:38 PM NCDOT Awards 2018 Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Grants
Raleigh – Nine municipalities and one county from across the state will receive assistance with bicycle and pedestrian planning, thanks to grants awarded this month by the N.C. Department of Transportation.    Recipients were selected...
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2/1/2018 11:31:06 AM NCDOT Seeking New Partners for 2018 Watch for Me NC Program
RALEIGH – North Carolina communities interested in participating in the 2018 Watch for Me NC program may now submit applications to the N.C. Department of Transportation. The nationally-recognized program focuses on bicycle and...
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11/1/2017 1:28:19 PM Applications Open for NCDOT Bicycle Helmet Initiative
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Division is issuing a call for applicants for its annual Bicycle Helmet Initiative. Helmets save lives. While less than half of all children typically wear one...
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10/25/2017 2:30:30 PM Don’t Get Tricked: Stay Safe on Halloween
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation, through its Watch for Me NC pedestrian and bicycle safety program, is encouraging parents, motorists and trick-or-treaters to be safe this Halloween. More than 2,200 pedestrians are...
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10/3/2017 1:52:57 PM North Carolina Communities Put on Their Tennis Shoes for Walk to School Day
DURHAM – Tomorrow, hundreds of communities across the state will lace up their sneakers for the walking event of the year – National Walk to School Day. The annual celebration encourages more families to consider getting to school on foot...
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9/21/2017 9:08:35 AM Bicycle Safety Awareness Being Highlighted During Ride Event
RALEIGH – Bicycling clubs, teams, advocates, organizations and officials with the N.C. Department of Transportation will meet for a second year on Sunday, Sept. 24 to raise awareness of bicycle safety during the Capital Area Ride for...
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9/19/2017 9:06:44 AM NCDOT’s Watch for Me Safety Initiative Receives Peter K. O’Rourke Achievement Award
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Watch for Me program today was awarded the Governor’s Highway Safety Association’s Peter O’Rourke Special Achievement Award. The award is in recognition of the program’s efforts to educate...
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8/11/2017 10:46:12 AM Proposals Being Accepted for State Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Grants
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation is accepting proposals from communities for the 2018 Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Grant Initiative. The program provides funding for municipalities across the state to develop...
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6/29/2017 8:49:25 AM Watch for Me NC Safety Program Sees Record Participation Level
RALEIGH — Bicyclists and pedestrians in communities across North Carolina are now safer thanks to a record number of participants in the 2016 Watch for Me program. The 2016 Watch for Me annual report highlights the work of 25 community...
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