North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT)

Raleigh, NC 27601


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1 South Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
United States

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North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT)
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The N.C. Department of Transportation works closely with citizens and communities across North Carolina to improve its transportation infrastructure. 

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North Carolina transportation leaders revise Charlotte Passenger Rail Facility design

March 29, 2024
The new passenger rail facility will help bring modern trains and improved intercity passenger rail service to Uptown Charlotte and support service throughout the state.

NCDOT funding supports construction of bus lanes on Independence Boulevard in Charlotte

March 4, 2024
Contractor NJR Group will be working for 75 consecutive calendar days to complete the bus lanes work.
Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

Renovations complete at Selma-Smithfield Union Depot

Feb. 15, 2024
Improvements include a new 325-foot-long concrete platform that features additional lighting, guardrails and signage, as well as the creation of accessible pathways extending ...

NCDOT opens multimodal planning grant applications for 2024

Feb. 13, 2024
The program is sponsored by the NCDOT’s Integrated Mobility and Transportation Planning divisions and has awarded approximately $8.6 million to 260 municipalities and six counties...
Training, Testing Services

NCDOT launches human trafficking recognition and action training program

Dec. 15, 2023
This training program was supported and funded by a federal grant in 2019 and will help public transportation employees recognize signs of human trafficking and give them the ...
Autonomous Vehicles

NCDOT releases data on CASSI autonomous shuttle pilot program

Nov. 1, 2023
The program, which was piloted from March 6 through June 2 in Cary, N.C., found most riders had a good experience riding the shuttle but there were some issues that still need...
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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper appoints Joey R. Hopkins as new NCDOT secretary

Sept. 12, 2023
Hopkins, NCDOT's current COO, will be taking over for Eric Boyette, who is retiring from state government after 27 years of service on Oct. 1.
Autonomous Vehicles

Beep and NCDOT collaborate on autonomous shuttle pilot project at UNC Charlotte

Sept. 11, 2023
The six-month pilot project will enable NCDOT and the university's faculty, staff and students to research and evaluate the vehicle and service in a real-world, campus environment...
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Shelters, Benches and Equipment

Tolar Manufacturing Company delivers 12 Niagara Series bus shelters to Jacksonville, N.C.

The shelters feature weather protecting roofs and side walls, solar lighting for security, restful benches, enclosed map cases for ease of identifying travel information and shelter...
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NCDOT publishes study to help communities plan development along future passenger rail service line

Aug. 16, 2023
The TOD study will help communities prepare and plan for incoming developments to the area with plans to install a rail service line.

Articles & News

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Safety & Security

What three agencies are doing to build awareness of human trafficking

Feb. 20, 2024
Transit agencies are strengthening their resolve to make public transit spaces safer for their riders by educating transit employees to recognize signs of trafficking.

NC By Train launches new service and schedule changes

July 11, 2023
The improvements include more departures and some reduced travel times for passengers between Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C.
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A federal grant will allow NCDOT to expand on-demand transit services, like Wave Transit's Ride Micro, in 11 rural communities throughout the state.
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USDOT awards $273.9 million in grants through the Rural Surface Transportation Grant Program

Dec. 22, 2022
A Louisiana ferry project and North Carolina on-demand transit project are among the award recipients.
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North Carolina awarded $47.5 million CRISI grant to purchase freight line for future passenger service

Sept. 21, 2020
The 10-mile line is called the “missing link” for future high-performance passenger rail service between Raleigh, N.C., and Richmond, Va.

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Autonomous Vehicles

NCDOT launches shared multimodal transportation system

May 10, 2023
Advance Mobility NC will improve access and mobility of people and freight in North Carolina.

NCDOT creates web page devoted to on-demand microtransit

April 27, 2023
In 2022, NCDOT and the Institute for Transportation Research and Education and Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at N.C. State University studied...
Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

Amtrak completes accessible upgrades on Gastonia, N.C. station

April 7, 2023
The upgrades are part of Amtrak’s overall commitment to improve the customer experience at stations and onboard trains across its national network.
Autonomous Vehicles

Beep partnering with NCDOT to expand NCDOT’s CASSI program

March 17, 2023
The expansion of NCDOT’s CASSI program will further North Carolina’s understanding of autonomous technologies and demonstrate the viability of shared autonomy.
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The Carolinian and Piedmont trains handled 48,488 passengers in September, which marks an increase of 32 percent over the average pre-pandemic monthly ridership levels from 2014 to 2019.

NC By Train service sets record for ridership in September

Oct. 18, 2022
The record wasn't associated with pre-COVID ridership, it was a record since the rail service began 32 years ago.
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NCDOT awards 2022 multimodal planning grants

Aug. 30, 2022
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) awarded grants to 10 municipalities from across the state to assist them with bicycle, pedestrian and transit planning....
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Water Transportation

NCDOT announces return of Ocracoke Express passenger ferry 

Aug. 4, 2022
The ferry resumed service Aug. 3, after being out of service due to mechanical issues.
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Ocracoke Express Ferry ridership on par with pre-pandemic levels

July 13, 2022
In May and June, the passenger ferry shuttled 10,063 people between Hatteras and Ocracoke, nearly matching the pre-pandemic 2019 season.

New NCDOT tool gives public 3D view of transportation project

June 24, 2022
On the website, visitors can navigate through a 3D room, which looks like a typical NCDOT public meeting.