City of Durham News
Comment on 30-Year Plan for Future Transportation by August 5
If you’re interested in helping to shape our region’s transportation future, now’s your chance to give feedback on the process by August 5 to identify highway, transit, rail, bicycle, and pedestrian projects that are needed to meet our growth.
Sign Up for Emergency Alerts During Hurricane Season
AlertDurham is Durham's emergency notification system that provides critical information during emergency incidents such as severe weather, hazardous materials, shelter in place, and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods. Learn more and register.
Don't Let Durham and North Carolina Lose Over $425 Million in Funding
$425,413,031. That’s the estimated amount of funding NC is at risk of losing each year if everyone doesn’t complete the 2020 Census. You still have time to complete the census and it just takes a few minutes. Help our community get the essential funding it needs.
Southpoint Mall Bus Stop Moves to New Location Starting August 3
On Monday, August 3, GoTriangle and GoDurham the bus stop at Southpoint Mall will move to Renaissance Parkway. Designated park-and-ride spots will remain in the mall parking lot but will move closer to the new stop.
Support Durham Public Schools Through the Durham HOPE Network
DPS Foundation is organizing community resources and innovative partnerships to meet students’ needs in response to the extraordinary challenges created by COVID-19. If you are an organization or individual who can provide support or resources to DPS schools and students this fall, complete this online form.
KDB Launches Innovative Cigarette Litter Prevention Program
Did you know that cigarette butts are the most littered item in the world? To address this issue in Durham, Keep Durham Beautiful (KDB) and the City and County of Durham have partnered to implement a new cigarette litter prevention program. The program uses multiple strategies to address the issue, including review of litter laws, public education, installation of ash receptacles at various bus stops, and distribution of portable ashtrays. Some ash receptacles will incorporate an engaging ballot box approach to encourage proper disposal (see example below). Based on similar programs, KDB expects to reduce Durham's cigarette litter by half at the selected locations.