Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Utility poles on 15-501

I was struck today, as I have been often in the past, by just how ugly the utility poles are out on 15-501 generally, and especially the stretch between the two Southern Village entrances.

At one point, I called Duke Power to ask about this and was told the economics did not justify burying them and that outages would occur more frequently and be more difficult to repair if they buried the lines. That's their view in any case, or was.....

Monday, June 02, 2008

Weaver Street senior discount

I don't recall at what age senior discounts at Weaver Street Market begin, but I know it is at least 60 and "better"!

At some point, I recall learning how the discount works, but I had forgotten. It is 10% - for members - but only on Tuesday and Wednesday each week.

Sunday, June 01, 2008

Safe bike and pedestrian routes

Do we - does anyone - have a master plan that will generate safe walking and pedaling routes from Southern Village to a) downtown Chapel Hill, b) the Eastgate area of Chapel Hill, c) Carrboro, and d) the Cole Park Plaza area in Chatham County on 15-501?