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.
The new state transportation map is on the way.
Next week, the 2023 state transportation map will be published, featuring North Carolina’s extensive highway system as well as important safety information.
Maps are available at welcome centers and rest areas across the state, or you can download a copy at
New Rail Service
After record ridership last year, NC By Train is adding more trains and new schedules beginning next week.
Highlights of the new service include 10 daily trips between Raleigh and Charlotte, and continued service on the Carolinian connecting North Carolina to Washington D.C. and New York.
The new schedule takes effect July 10th.
For more information visit
The Department of Transportation was awarded grants last week that will benefit communities in seven counties.
The Federal Transit Administration Grants are aimed at helping public transportation providers improve service and shift to low and zero emission transit buses.
The grants, which total over 5.5 million dollars, were applied for, and will be administered by NCDOT’s Integrated Mobility Division.
The Bus and Low and No-Emission Grants Program announced 130 awards totaling 1.7 billion dollars that will be used for public transportation nationwide.