Public Meeting Regarding Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and the New Bern Avenue Corridor
The City of Raleigh is hosting an informational session for the community on February 27th, 2019, from 6-8pm, at WakeMed Andrews Center, 3000 New Bern Avenue in Raleigh. Attendees will get an overview of the BRT and the process involved with providing Bus Rapid Transit on New Bern Avenue, by City of Raleigh staff. Click here to learn more.
NEW BERN AVENUE CORRIDOR ALLIANCE
The New Bern Avenue Corridor Alliance (NBACA) was formed in 2012 to advocate for an implementation strategy for the City of Raleigh led corridor enhancements outlined in the New Bern Avenue Corridor Study, dated January 6, 2012 and adopted by stakeholders, the Planning Commission and the City Council.
Implement phased corridor improvements on New Bern Avenue from I-440 to Swain Street, to create a safe, functional, attractive and vibrant gateway street which encourages and supports strong economic development, a variety of quality housing, linked sustainable neighborhoods, vigorous communities and a memorable gateway to the City of Raleigh.
The NBACA consists of a committed group of stakeholders and a Board of Directors with the goal of assuring timely construction of essential infrastructure improvements along New Bern Avenue to the City of Raleigh from I-440 to Swain Street. The NBACA will engage citizens, neighborhoods, businesses and institutions impacted by New Bern Avenue to:
1. Advocate for corridor awareness.
2. Oversee and calibrate public input.
3. Seek public/private funding based on prioritization of project-by-project recommendations.
4. Assist with review of corridor design.
5. Coordinate with City staff to incorporate corridor improvements.
The NBACA is a Section 501(c)(3) public charity, which meets regularly to discuss corridor initiatives.