Transit planners are nailing down details, including the locations of four Raleigh train stops, for a $655 million plan to run rush-hour commuter trains between Duke in West Durham and Garner. (See today's Road Worrier with reader comments).
You can read tons of details on the buses-commuter trains-light rail plans for Wake, Durham and Orange counties at the ourtransitfuture.com website. It took some searching but I finally found the July 2011 Alternatives Analysis reports on this page. (Note: When you see mention of the "Durham-Wake" corridor, that's the commuter trains. There are separate light-rail studies for the "Durham-Orange" and "Wake" lines.)
The Wake County commissioners face a big vote in May (probably after the primary election) on whether to approve an ambitious plan for more buses, new commuter trains and new light rail trains in that chronological order. And whether to let voters decide in November ... [MORE].