Transportation in Wake County includes many local and state options such as state and federal highways, local bus transit systems, and international air travel from RDU.
Active transportation projects:
Wake County Transit Plan
Wake County Adopted Transportation Plans
Southwest Wake Area Study: Routes from southwest Wake County and northern Harnett County to Cary, Raleigh and RTP consistently are cited among the most congested commuter routes in the Triangle. The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization has commissioned a study to identify a sustainable transportation strategy for the area.
Southeast High Speed Rail: Richmond, Va., to Raleigh, N.C., Passenger Rail Project
Triangle Regional Transit Program: Triangle Transit, in collaboration with Wake County, local municipalities, regional planning organizations, state and federal agencies and the public, continues to evaluate new and improved mass transit services with the goal of creating a regional rail transit system and significant expansion of the bus-way network to address the region’s transportation needs.
Long Range Transportation Planning
Car Pools/Ride Share
Traffic Web Cameras
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)
Podcast: Listen to Wake County Live radio show with County Manager David Cooke and Triangle Transit General Manager David King discussing transit: