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  1. North Carolina DOT Needs a Culture Change to Translate Complete Streets Policy Into ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | StreetsBlog.org

    North Carolina DOT wants to widen Ashville's Merrimon Avenue, which is already a four lane commercial speedway. Photo: Google Maps Cities and states all over the country have adopted "complete streets" policies that say walking, biking, and transit - not just driving - need to be considered in street design and transportation policy.

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  2. North Carolina DOT Threatens to Steamroll Asheville's Highway-to-Boulevard PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | StreetsBlog.org

    The Asheville Design Center called for converting a tangle of highways and ramps into an extension of Asheville's urban street grid. North Carolina DOT wants to rush forward without committing to this plan.

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  3. Asheville Won't Let North Carolina DOT Jam a Road Widening Through City NeighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | StreetsBlog.org

    Instead of widening Merrimon Avenue, Asheville wants to trim the number of car lanes and add space for walking and biking. Image: City of Asheville/Streetmix North Carolina DOT was doing what the agency has always done when it came into Asheville and started making plans to widen Merrimon Avenue.

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  4. North Carolina Talks the "Vision Zero" Talk While Pushing ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | StreetsBlog.org

    North Carolina DOT wants to widen Ashville's Merrimon Avenue, which is already a four lane commercial speedway. Photo: Google Maps Kristie Nichols has never felt safe walking down Merrimon Avenue, a commercial street close to her house in Asheville, North Carolina.

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