Author: CharlieH

Ransom and McCauley Streets – Letter to Town Council

If you drive near UNC, you may know Ransom Street.  It’s small and narrow, often less than 20 feet across (16 feet, with 20 inch gutter pans), and lined by large trees and old homes.  It is also the primary

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If you can’t count it, it doesn’t count

If a tree falls in the forest, but nobody counted it, did it even exist? We have more maps, measurements and counts than ever before, and the quantitative trumps the qualitative. Because we are flooded with information, we use numbers

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On the Start of the New Year

We received this message from Ben August recently: I was riding through downtown Carrboro the other day on my way to work when a cyclist passed me at a red light at Jones Ferry and Main. Not two blocks further,

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ReCYCLEry Grand Reopening

Here are a few photos from the grand reopening of ReCYCYCLEry

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Smith Level Road Project – Still Waiting

Smith Level Road is one of the worst sections of highway for cyclists in Carrboro. The town has been struggling for decades with NC-DOT to build sidewalks and bike lanes without turning the road into a 4-lane monstrosity like MLK

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The ReCYCLEry Finds a New Home

The ReCYCLEry announces new hours!!! Sundays from noon to 6pm (starting August 15). Thursdays from 7 to 10pm. (stating August 26) Occasional Wednesdays (check website). Special events on Saturdays (check the website). Class schedules and more days coming soon.

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Carrboro Bicycle Breakfast 2010

We missed the rain, and the Carrboro Bicycle Breakfast for 2010 was fully of happy cyclists.

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Record Breaking Banana Ride in Carrboro

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