News

The Office of Community Engagement is responsible for acting as a liaison between media outlets and the City. The Office of Community Engagement issues Media Releases regularly and serves as the primary media contact. To be added to the media distribution list and receive all Media Releases issued by the Office of Community Engagement, email your request to mlasater@BurlingtonNC.gov.

Members of the media may contact Community Engagement Manager Morgan Lasater directly at (336) 693-2964 to arrange interviews, request information, or receive assistance in covering news the City of Burlington and Link Transit. 

News updates and upcoming events from the City can be found on the homepage of www.BurlingtonNC.gov.

Public Notices

FY 2025-2028 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal and Public Outreach Meeting

The City of Burlington, NC is updating its DBE triennial goal methodology for Fiscal Years 2025-2028 to support an overall goal of 0.11%.  As part of the goal setting, the City of Burlington through Link Transit will be holding a public outreach meeting on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.. via Remote Zoom Meeting.

Registration:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsfuuoqDIqG9I-Pp60Cpb3MpKP81pGyuDI

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

The City of Burlington encourages any interested persons to provide comments regarding the updated proposed DBE goal methodology during the open comment period. Written comments should be submitted in writing to the City of Burlington Transportation Department the following ways.

1)           Mail/Hand Deliver to: City of Burlington/Link Transit, Attn: John Andoh, Interim Transit Manager

234 East Summit Avenue, Burlington, NC 27216

2)           Email: jandoh@burlingtonnc.gov

Written comments will be accepted for up to 45 days through Friday, July 26, 2024 at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time.

To review the goal, please visit https://linktransit.org/About/Disadvantaged-Businesses

Detours

Service alerts are also posted on social media.

Green Route 4 - Effective May 6, 2024

Green Route 4 will no longer serve Tarpley Street and will remain on N. Front Street.  New bus stops have been installed on N. Front Street @ Tarpley Street.

Business Opportunities with Link Transit

The following request for proposals are available:

LinkTransit Engineer RFQ

Engineering RFQ Addendum 1

Please register with the City of Burlington Purchasing.

Link Transit Programming and Planning

Program of Projects - Federal Fiscal Year 2024

Burlington-Graham Metropolitan Planning Organization Regional Transit Study

Link Transit Development Plan and Transit Facility Plan