On the NCGA’s website is the 2007 Summaries of Substantive Ratified Legislation, prepared by the General Assembly’s Research Division. This is a 419 page 2.04mb .pdf document. It’s organized into 28 chapters by subject area, with a table of contents and index.
I will be in Charlotte Monday, November 19 for the ribbon cutting of Charlotte’s new 9.6 mile Lynx Blue Line Light Rail system. Revenue servce begins November 26, 2007.
I am not sure what festivities Charlotte has planned, but Trelease’s “North Carolina Railroad 1849-1871, the Modernization of North Carolina” reports that when service from Charlotte on the state-funded North Carolina Railroad was extended to Salisbury on January 4, 1855, citizens of Salisbury celebrated with a barbecue and consumed “24 hogs, 16 sheep, 6 beeves, 10 opossums, and 1,400 pounds of bread”, capped off with a balloon ascension.
The NC General Assembly’s 21st Century Transportation Committee now has a real website, but as we say, it is under construction. The menu bar on the left will have links to committee resources and documents.
We’ve got a great graphic on the website put up by our ISD staff covering the committee’s charges: rail, air, bicycle, roads, ports, bridges, and public transportation. The graphic on the upper right represents Charlotte’s 9.6 mile CATS Lynx Blue Line light rail system.
The committee next meets Monday, November 26, 2007, 1 p.m., Room 643 of the Legislative Office Building.
The new 21st Century Transportation Committee will have its first meeting Wednesday, November 8, 2007 at 1:00 pm in Room 643 of the Legislative Office Building. A website for the committee is now up. should be functional by Thursday. The committee charge and authorization has been posted, and a press release from the office of Senate President Pro Tem Mark Basnight contains details of the charge to the committee, noting the following goals:
I clipped this from an email Kathie Young just sent me (she asked me to post):
A memorial service for Joe Herzenberg will be held Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 10:30 a. m. at the Chapel Hill Kehillah, 1200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, with Rabbi Jennifer Feldman officiating. Funeral will be in Franklin, New Jersey and burial will be in North Church cemetery in Hardiston Township, New Jersey.
His”Chapel Hill Family” will receive friends from 11:30-2:00 November 15, 2007 at Margaret’s Cantina where a light lunch will be served and there will be time for sharing stories and memories of Joe.
see my other post about Joe