RALEIGH – The following are highlights from this week at the N.C. Department of Transportation. The stories below are also featured in
NCDOT Now, the department's weekly newscast.
Swat-A-Litterbug Web Application Launches
Want to help keep North Carolina clean? You can do your part and it’s easy. Simply sign up using your computer or mobile device for our new Swat-A-Litterbug web application. It allows you to report when you see someone toss litter from their vehicle.
The litterbug will receive a formal notification letter from the N.C. State Highway Patrol informing them about their littering offense as well as the penalties for littering and a note urging them to keep North Carolina beautiful and clean.
North Carolinians can access the web app by visiting
ncdot.gov/litter. First time users will be given the option of adding a shortcut to their phone’s home screen or computer’s desktop.
NCDOT is doing its part to clean up our roadsides. NCDOT and its partners have removed more than 2 million pounds of litter from roadsides just since the start of this year.
But we need your help. Please do your part by not littering. Sign up for the Swat-A-Litterbug web app and volunteer to clean up roadside trash. There’s still plenty of time to
sign up for the Spring Litter Sweep, which is taking place between April 10-24.
Celebrating Transportation Workers
NCDOT is grateful for the critical role local public transit workers have played during the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Transportation Secretary Eric Boyette joined the Raleigh area public transportation provider
GoTriangle last week to thank public transportation workers in person. The celebrations were part of
National Transit Operations Appreciation Day.
Transit workers have courageously worked through this difficult time time to ensure people could get to jobs, healthcare appointments and grocery stores.
During the celebration, GoTriangle workers were treated to a free lunch, giveaways and a special visit from Durham Bulls mascot Wool E. Bull.