Thinking Differently About the Accessibility of “Innovation”

At TJCOG, we are beginning to see new avenues into the field of innovation for communities who want to be involved but don’t know where to start or feel overwhelmed, and we are pursuing some exciting efforts to give any local government interested in innovation work the opportunity to get involved.

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Thinking Differently About Housing Opportunities

We all benefit from having housing choices that meet our unique needs at each of these stages of life. Unfortunately, most of our communities in the Triangle region have limited options beyond either single-family homes or larger apartment communities.

Where Do We Go From Here?

Moving forward after Triangle J COG’s Regional Summit. It’s been two months since our Regional Summit occurred in Clayton and…

Jordan Lake One Water Association: A New Kind of Collaboration

The Jordan Lake watershed is a massive regional resource utilized by 10 counties, 27 municipalities and nearly 700 water customers (see Figure below), and is continuing to be more populous every day. As challenges with water quality and water supply increase from growing populations, it is imperative that water resources dialogue span across jurisdictional bounds.

Survey Says: There is Interest in Alternatives to Driving Alone, but Barriers Remain

Every other year TJCOG conducts a major employer survey aimed at exploring the habits and attitudes of commuters across the Triangle region. This survey is part of our Transportation Demand Management (TDM) program, which aims to reduce reliance on single-occupancy vehicles by supporting and encouraging carpooling, public transit, biking, walking, and teleworking. The results illustrate that we are indeed making some progress towards diversifying our travel behavior, however, there is still much opportunity to make important gains moving forward.