“After daily trips along Asheville’s streets over the past few years, I can report that Asheville’s streets are among the worst in the country.”
For a city’s multimodal transportation system to be a success, moving from point A to point B should not only be safe and efficient, but there should be options for those who aren’t traveling via automobile.
Work continues near the intersection of Sunset Drive and Skyview Place in North Asheville to rebuild a major retaining wall and repair damage caused by a July landslide.
The intersection of Cherokee Road and Sunset Drive in north Asheville is once again open to cars after it was closed for six months due to the reconstruction of a retaining wall.
In the April 18 Xpress I wrote a letter lambasting whoever ordered the application of whatever was purposely splattered all up and down Cane Creek Road in Arden/Fletcher [“Who Put the Bumps in My Country Road”]. I said (and I do so love to quote myself), "Roads are supposed to be smooth, safe and even […]
With so many environmental activists in our mountains, why is there no outcry about the massive salting of roads? Come spring, our roadsides will be deprived of healthy vegetation and our streams and groundwater will be seriously compromised. Even a handful of salt can kill plants, including trees, and the tons of salt dumped on […]
Last week, the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform issued a report providing recommendations for reducing the federal deficit. One of the proposals from this report was a recommendation to adjust the gas tax. No one likes to see an increase in user fees, but consider the following. According to the American Society of […]