2014 RTA priorities

See below for our top 2014 transportation priorities. Click here for our current legislative and policy priorities.  See the 2014 RTA Action Plan for an overview of each strategic goal and objective for every RTA focus area.


Summary of 2014 RTA transportation priorities 

• Construct the Triangle Connector to I-85

• Develop bus rapid transit-based alternative as basis for comparison with draft Wake transit plan

• Minimize impact of I-40/440 "Fortify" Rebuild project on mobility and commerce with targeted improvements, BOSS, and alternative routes

• Strengthen domestic and international air service at RDU

Complete 540 in southern and eastern Wake County

• Advance higher speed rail to Richmond and Washington, D.C.

Convert U.S. 70 and U.S. 1 North to a freeway

• Create express lanes or express shoulder lanes on I-40, I-540, and other freeways

• Implement ramp metering signals pilot on I-540

• Implement intersection innovations including synchronized streets and controlled roundabouts


Download an overview of our current RTA priorities, as well as a list of our chairs council and Leadership Team, here.

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