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Cape Fear Moving Forward 2045 prioritizes roadway, aviation and public transportation projects

In the coming years, the Wilmington region could see more funding for roadway projects than any other mode of transportation.

According to a draft of the region’s transportation plan, Cape Fear Moving Forward 2045, roadway, aviation and public transportation projects are the highest funded expenditures, accounting for $4.9 billion.

The top five roadway projects included in the plan are:

Hampstead bypass
N.C. 133 / Castle Hayne Road widening
Oleander Drive and College Road interchange
Front Street widening
Carolina Beach Road upgrade

But despite this, public transportation projects saw a 65% decrease in funding compared to the current plan, Cape Fear Transportation 2040, which is expiring in November.

“We would love to see more money coming into our region over the next 25 years for alternative modes of transportation (such as) public transportation, walking, biking, but we just currently

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Covestro to focus on future mobility at the VDI Congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering”

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For Covestro, the VDI congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering”, which will be offered this year on 28 and 29 July as a digital event, is all about future mobility: trends such as autonomous driving, electric cars and car sharing will completely redefine the use of a passenger car.

The company says modern plastics and technologies will play an important role in its design in the car of the future.

The car interior will develop into a multifunctional living and working space. “This will result in completely new user expectations of the materials used,” explains Jochen Hardt, who heads Global Marketing Mobility at Covestro, in a plenary lecture on the first day of the congress.

Covestro presented a premium interior concept for this at the K 2019 plastics trade fair. The prototype developed together with partners will also be shown at the VDI Congress.

“At the same time, the concept offers

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