My Turn, Your Turn: Cape Fear Commutes 2035

By Gary McNair - bio|email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - One of the best assets any leader can have is the ability to look down the road, and we have a group of community leaders trying to do just that.

You may have heard about the "Cape Fear Commutes 2035 Transportation Plan."

This plan actually looks 25 years into the future and addresses a broad spectrum of transportation issues. It deals with every aspect - highways, railroads, mass transportation, aviation, maritime, bicycle and pedestrian projects.

As you can imagine, it is a massive undertaking.  And the neat thing is they want our help getting started.  They want us to share our thoughts and input.

And that's what this commentary is all about.  I want to encourage you take a couple minutes of your time to fill out the survey. (clique aqui para completar en Español) It's a basic questionnaire about a subject you are very familiar with.

By filling out the survey, you can literally help set the course around here for the next quarter century.  A little time on-line today will help us all down the road. And yes - that pun was intended.

That's my turn.  Now it's your turn.  To comment on this segment, or anything else, email me at

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