A letter of support for Aura

In May 2021, the Chapel Hill Town Council and its advisory boards will vote on Aura, a major development proposed for a 16.2 acre piece of land at the corner of Estes Drive and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. As a local organization committed to advancing economic development, affordable housing, and transportation alternatives, NEXT supports […]

Event Recap: Downtown Walking Tour

On Thursday, March 21, 2019, members of NEXT, elected officials, and our broader community joined together for a walking tour of Chapel Hill and Carrboro’s downtown areas. We had a walking conversation about the successes and opportunities to develop dense, walkable/bikeable, affordable downtowns in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Fantastic event – thanks to all who […]

Event Recap: Accessible Public Transportation & Greenways

The first workshop in NEXT’s Sustainable Communities Series was held Tuesday, April 16th, 2019. The Accessible Public Transportation & Greenways workshop included a panel comprised of Dr. Allie Thomas from UNC’s Department of City and Regional Planning; Mark Marcoplos, Orange County Commissioner and GoTriangle Board of Trustees member; and Damon Seils, Carrboro Alderman and Mayor Pro Tem and Chair […]