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Jan 9, 2018 - In fact, Raleigh is the only U.S. city that has been named in the top. 3 best places for ... Creation of NC 147/540 “Triangle Expressway” toll system. ○ Development of new ..... express shoulder managed lane in. America along I-540. ... in transit service and infrastructure by 2030 across our region. This will ...
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AMERICA’S MOST FORWARD-MOVING REGION RTA 2 0 1 8 Tr i a n g l e M o b i l i t y R e p o r t

A M E R I C A ’ S M O S T F O R W A R D - M O V I N G R E G I O N R T A 2 0 1 8 T r i a n g l e M o b i l i t y R e p o r t

W E L C O M E T O A G R O W I N G C O M M U N I T Y T H AT W I L L G R O W O N YO U . T h e Tr i a n g l e m a r k e t i s o n e o f t h e f a s t e s t - g r o w i n g r e g i o n s i n t h e c o u n t r y, and we are consistently named one of the best places to live and work. In fact, Raleigh is the only U.S. city that has been named in the top 3 best places for business and careers by Forbes for each of the

1. Seattle, WA

past 15 years.

FORBES

201 7

BEST PLACES FOR BUSINESS AND CAREERS

2. Austin, TX This report highlights where we have been and where we intend to go with enhanced regional mobility to ensure that our market maintains its competitive advantage a s w e g ro w.

5. Dallas, TX

8. San Jose, CA 9. Nashville, TN

3. Seattle, WA

10. Boston, MA

4. Denver, CO

TRIANGLE GROWTH PROJECTIONS U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT 2017 BEST PLACES TO LIVE

2,500,000

7. Charlotte, NC 8. Austin, TX

4. Raleigh/Durham, NC

7. Los Angeles, CA

2. Raleigh, NC

6. Provo, UT

3. Salt Lake City, UT

6. Ft. Lauderdale, FL

1. Portland, OR

5. Des Moines, IA

URBAN LAND INSTITUTE 2018 U.S. MARKETS TO WAT C H

1. Austin, TX

2,000,000

9. Atlanta, GA

2. Denver, CO

10. Dallas, TX

3. San Jose, CA 1,500,000

4. Washington, DC 5. Fayetteville, AR

1,000,000

6. Seattle, WA 7. Raleigh & Durham, NC 8. Boston, MA

500,000 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018 2020 2022 2024 2026 2028 2030

Population Employment

9. Des Moines, IA 10. Salt Lake City, UT

Source: Triangle Regional Model, v5

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A M E R I C A ’ S M O S T F O R W A R D - M O V I N G R E G I O N R T A 2 0 1 8 T r i a n g l e M o b i l i t y R e p o r t

W E H A V E N ’ T S AT S T I L L , B E CA U S E W E D O N ’ T WA N T T O S I T S T I L L . Our high-growth region has been prioritizing investment

S E L E C T E D M A J O R H I G H WAY I M P R O V E M E N T S S I N C E 2 0 0 0 :

i n k e y t r a n s p o r t a t i o n c o r r i d o r s a n d f a r- re a c h i n g p o l i c i e s

50 MILES

for several years. For example, we have added more than

O F N E W F R E E W AY

50 miles of new freeways just since 2000.

SINCE 2000.

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Opening of I-540, the Raleigh Outer Loop freeway in North Raleigh

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 idening of I-40 between Cary and Raleigh, relieving the region’s W top bottleneck

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W idening of I-85 in Durham

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Creation of NC 147/540 “Triangle Expressway” toll system

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Development of new I-87 freeway to I-95 north

A S TAT E W I D E , D ATA DRIVEN APPROACH AND E N H A N C E D S TAT E F U N D I N G H AVE A D VA N C E D KEY PROJECTS.

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85

85

85

15

" 147

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£ ¤

£ ¤ 70

§ ¦ ¨ 40

£ ¤ 501

Chapel Hill

Durham

£ ¤ 1

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86

" 54

"

§ ¦ £ ¨ ¤ 540

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147

£ ¤ 501

£ ¤ 401

70

RDU

RTP

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