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Raleigh council backs route for regional transit

Posted October 5, 2010 4:38 p.m. EDT
Updated October 5, 2010 6:42 p.m. EDT

— The City Council on Tuesday approved a proposed route for a regional transit system through Raleigh.

The council backed a plan to run commuter rail service from the vicinity of Triangle Town Center in northeast Raleigh through downtown and on to northwest Cary, using existing CSX rail lines.

The council also approved further study by Triangle Transit of a commuter rail corridor between the Wake-Johnston county line and Durham.