The City of Raleigh is talking about many exciting new ideas for one of the major pathways into Downtown Raleigh, New Bern Avenue.
“As the city moves toward a makeover of New Bern Avenue, planners are eyeing possibilities to create a "spectacular and innovative gateway" they describe as a model for urban street design.
There's talk of a 60-foot "super transit strip" with a sidewalk, bike path and gravel jogging path on the south side of the corridor.
Streams concealed in pipes could be exposed to serve as a natural feature winding through the area.
Neighbors dream of seeing the Longview Shopping Center, once home to a Winn-Dixie, redeveloped as a walkable urban village with a farmers' market.”
Read more at MidtownRaleighNews.com.
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