Interested in NCDOT's current cash balance situation and financial performance? You can review the NCDOT Cash Spending Plan Performance Audit, May 2020, from the State Auditor here.  This document includes the full report and NCDOT’s official response.

From the Times-News: The N.C. Department of Transportation spent $740 million beyond what it planned to last year, state auditors said Tuesday as they urged stronger oversight of how DOT and its regional offices handle finances. The performance review by State Auditor Beth Wood’s office found DOT had spent $6.68 billion on road construction and... Continue Reading →

Bike/ped feasibility study

In 2018, the Village of Flat Rock received a grant from NCDOT to look at the feasibility of a bike/ped path connecting the Park at Flat Rock with the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site. The final draft report of that study has been completed and is available for review. Final presentation of the report... Continue Reading →

The March 30 village council agenda meeting and the April 9 regular monthly council meeting have been cancelled.

The March 18 Henderson County Transportation Advisory Committee meeting has been cancelled.

Make sure your voice is heard! Monday, March 2, from 12 noon to 3:00 p.m. at the Henderson County Library in Hendersonville, join the French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) staff for a workshop on the MPO Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) that will document the region's vision for its transportation system (highways, transit, bike/ped,... Continue Reading →

Council meeting location change

The February 13 Flat Rock Village Council regular meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. in the Rudnick Community Room at The Park at Flat Rock (55 Highland Golf Drive) due to the Board of Elections use of the Flat Rock village hall for early voting.

From an article in Fast Company: Most traffic jams are unnecessary, and this deeply irks mathematicians who specialize in traffic flow. They reserve particular vitriol for local transport engineers. “They do not have competencies in the field of system-related increases in traffic performance,” says Alexander Krylatov, a mathematics professor at St. Petersburg University. “If engineers... Continue Reading →

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