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Triangle Transit Authority

The Triangle Transit Authority (TTA) provides regional bus service to the Research Triangle region of North Carolina.

Table of contents
1 Bus Service
2 Regional Rail
3 External Links

Bus Service

Triangle Transit Authority runs regular fixed-route bus service between Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, interfacing with their municipal bus systems. TTA's main transfer center is located in the Research Triangle Park. During morning and evening rush hour, TTA runs routes serving Apex, Cary, Garner, and Hillsborough. (Hillsborough route was discontinued in 2002)

Regional Rail

TTA plans to begin construction on a $800 million, 25-mile regional rail line in early 2004. The first phase of the rail line, from downtown Durham through the Research Triangle Park, Cary, through downtown Raleigh to north Raleigh. Eleven stops will are scheduled to open in late 2007 and the remaining five in 2010.

Planned stops on the Phase I of the rail system are:

Phase II is expected to include fixed-guideway extensions to Raleigh-Durham International Airport and to Chapel Hill.

Long term extensions of the rail system may include Hillsborough, northern Durham County, southern Wake County {including Apex, Holly Springs and Fuquay-Varina, and Garner, North Carolina), Wake Forest, and eastern Wake County (including Knightdale, Wendell, and Zebulon).

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