It’s not your imagination: Commuting in the Asheville area is worse than ever. As skyrocketing housing prices have pushed more city residents into neighboring areas, the number of drivers entering Asheville each day on busy interstates and crowded secondary roads has grown dramatically. “Asheville is still very much the employment center of the region, and […]
Taking place Friday, May 31, at Sierra Nevada Brewing in Mills River, the summit will discuss the role that land use plays in shaping the greater Asheville area’s transportation system and what that system might look like 40 years from now.
The bad news: The price of a gallon of gasoline is expected to hit $4 or higher in the very near future. Worse news: As summertime traffic heats up, things aren’t likely to get better anytime soon at the gas pump. While you can certainly strive not to drive, sometimes that’s simply not feasible. But […]