The Craven County Board of Commissioners approved a temporary suspension of Craven Area Rural Transit System (CARTS) fares from Jan. 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021. Fares will resume July 1, 2021. CARTS is the public transit system covering the rural counties of Craven, Jones, and Pamlico as well as the the New Bern urbanized area. Procedures and measures have been put into place to reduce potential COVID-19 exposure while riding CARTS. These efforts are made possible due to special funding for transit systems to respond to the current pandemic. These are unprecedented times for public transit and the suspension of fares is unprecedented forRead More →

In response to COVID-19, Delta has taken additional steps to transform cleanliness and safety so you can feel confident when you return to travel. Throughout the pandemic, the changes made have been a direct result of your feedback, as well as the strong relationships Delta has built with the medical community. This includes experts like Dr. Carlos del Rio, executive associate dean and infectious diseases professor at Emory School of Medicine, and others from Emory Healthcare, a globally recognized health system in our home state of Georgia. Know that Delta, with Emory advising on safety measures, is working to keep you safe and comfortable whenRead More →

Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) announced that they have been identified as one of 75 communities to temporarily lose a portion of the air service related to schedule reductions by 15 airlines, resulting from the continued impact of COVID on the airline industry. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently changed the standard for airlines to request exemption for providing air service to all of the communities where they operated prior to the COVID crisis. They are switching to a “systematic process” to allow carriers to “reduce the number of points they must serve as a proportion of their total service obligation.” Their plan “willRead More →

N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews plan to close two U.S. 70 ramps in New Bern midweek as part of the highway improvements project in Craven County. The U.S. 70 East ramps at the Country Club Road interchange – signed from the highway as N.C. 55 West/Pembroke Road/Trent Woods – will be closed between 6:30 a.m. Wednesday and 7 p.m. Thursday. Crews will pave both ramps to interstate standards. Those needing access to U.S. 70 East from Country Club Road will be detoured onto U.S. 70 West and travel about 1.5 miles to the Business 17 exit, turn left at the stop light, go underRead More →

A freeway U.S. 70 ramp in New Bern is being upgraded to interstate standards and will be closed to drivers beginning Monday. The ramp from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to U.S. 70 East will be closed from 6:30 a.m. April 27 through 7 p.m. April 28, weather permitting. Crews will continue paving as part of the project to upgrade U.S. 70 to future Interstate 42. As a detour, drivers on Business 17 will take U.S. 70 West about one mile to the exit for Glenburnie Road. At the end of the exit ramp, drivers will take a left, cross the bridge and turnRead More →

It has been an extraordinary few weeks as our world faces historic challenges with the growing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Amid the stress and uncertainty, it’s never been more critical to stay connected with one another, even as we practice social distancing to reduce transmission and keep each other healthy and safe. I remain dedicated to keeping you informed about the actions Delta is taking for you during this uncertain time. We are committed to: Prioritizing your safety while traveling. Your care and safety remain our top priority, and we continue to make long-term investments that will raise the bar on cleanliness. Changes we’ve announced to streamlineRead More →

We are in unprecedented times. With the ongoing spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the incredible speed at which things are changing around us, we are continually adapting our operations and business. With recent reductions in our flight schedule, I personally want to ensure that every member of our Delta family is informed on an ongoing basis, including you. As an airline, we have faced many challenges and each has made us better prepared for a situation like this. Caring for you continues to be our top priority, and our people are working tirelessly across the globe, taking every precaution to make sure that when youRead More →

As a site that millions around the world count on for travel guidance, Tripadvisor is closely monitoring the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on both travelers and the travel industry. We care deeply about your safety, whether you are at home or traveling. With this in mind, I would like to share some resources we’ve created and the actions we’re taking to help you make informed decisions about your own travel plans. Helping you make travel decisionsAs this situation rapidly evolves, we know there is an atmosphere of uncertainty as travelers wonder if they should change their plans. That’s why, starting today, Tripadvisor will feature alertsRead More →

We appreciate your patience Not traveling in the next few days?To allow our Reservations team to focus on customers with immediate needs, we are asking those who do not have travel within the next 72 hours to wait until closer to your trip before contacting us. We recognize this could be frustrating and we are working to support all our customers.  Looking for the most up-to-date travel information from American?More information and answers to your travel questions can be found on our webpage Coronavirus travel updates »Read More →

• Enhanced cleaning protocols. We have increased the frequency of cleaning service on our trains and at our stations. • Additional antibacterial products. We have increased the quantity of sanitizers and disinfectant wipes available for customers and employees throughout our trains and stations. • No change fees on bookings made through April 30, 2020. We are waiving change fees so you can book travel on Amtrak® with confidence, knowing you have the flexibility to change your plans. We have temporarily suspended three trains that operate between New York and Washington (Trains 2401, 2402, 2403) due to lower demand and additional changes to our schedule are under consideration. Amtrak continues to operate 300 daily trains,Read More →