The Don’t Wreck Asheville Coalition is highly appreciative of the great reporting that Mountain Xpress has done on this issue over the years.  They’ve provided some great history on the I-26 Connector:

Hundreds Pack 2015 NCDOT Session on I-26 Connector

I-26 Called a “Boondoggle” in 2014

Buncombe County prefers 3C in 2014:

Local Group Revives Moribund I-26 Connector Project in 2014:

The Group Behind the I-26 Push:

Buncombe County Votes to Support the I-26 Connector:

Neighborhoods Oppose I-26 Connector Plans:

NCDOT Explains I-26 to Business Group in 2014:

Dateline 2011 -- I-26 Connector on Hold Indefinitely:

Roots of 4B at the Asheville Design Center:

Montford Comes Out Against I-26 Connector Plans in 2009:

WNC Alliance (Mountain True) Launches I-26 Connector Website in 2009:

I-26 Delayed:

WNC Alliance Partners with ADC and Burton Street Neighborhood to reroute I-26:

2009 I-26 Primer:

2008 Déjà vu Arguments Over 4B:

Feds Pan ADC I-26 Connector Plan in 2007:

2003 Political History of I-26: