Durham, North Carolina is best known for being the home of Duke University; it is also one of the vertices of the Research Triangle Park, one of the United States’ most prominent research and development centers. Forbes ranked Durham #10 on their best places for business and careers. Durham is not all business though; it boasts a rich music and arts community, most notably the Durham Performing Arts Center which ranks in the top theater ticket sales in the US.
If you need public transportation in Durham, NC, Triangle Transit Authority will get you to Durham, Raleigh, Chapel Hill and all points in between. Triangle Transit also manages the Durham Area Transit Authority which provides service throughout the city. If you need to go further than Triangle Transit will take you, there is an Amtrak station and the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. While automobiles are a dominant form of transportation, the city is continually striving to make the city more bicycle and pedestrian friendly.