Triangle Thoughts

Geoffrey Green
Issues facing Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and beyond
Created 01 Mar 2020
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  • Greene Tract
    16 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    The Greene Tract is a 164 acre tract of land purchased decades ago by the Town of Chapel Hill, Town of Carrboro, and Orange County, originally to serve as the site of a new county landfill. The three ...
  • The Chapel Hill housing apocalypse
    12 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 1 17
    Calling Chapel Hill a town on the verge of becoming an exclusive enclave of wealthy homeowners, an East Coast “Palo Alto,” a real estate consultant issued a blistering report about Chapel Hill’s direc...
  • Transportation plans that are consistent with our values
    01 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 0 1
    The Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization is the body that coordinates regional transportation planning. Most of its members are appointed by local governments in Orange, Durh...
  • More places to live are good, actually
    31 Jan 2021 • 5 min read • 1 10
    Along Elliot Road in Chapel Hill sits a modern rental apartment building called the Berkshire Chapel Hill. Though nondescript, several years ago this “luxury” apartment complex rocked Chapel Hill’s po...
  • Get busy biking downtown
    09 Mar 2020 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Driving a car on Franklin Street in downtown Chapel Hill can be a pain. But have you tried riding a bicycle? I do so frequently, and it’s a mediocre experience. There are no bike lanes, so bicyclists ...
  • An office building Chapel Hill can’t refuse
    01 Mar 2020 • 3 min read • 2 0
    There's much more to protecting the environment than making sure trees don't get chopped down or subsidizing electric car chargers. We need to make sure we not only green our energy sources, but also ...
  • Issues facing Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and beyond
    01 Mar 2020 • < 1 min read
    Welcome to Triangle Thoughts, a newsletter about issues in Chapel Hill, Carrboro and beyond from Geoff Green and friends. Sign up now so you don’t miss a single issue! Subscribe now In the meantime, t...
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