The controversial Independence Boulevard area plan passed unanimously during a Charlotte City Council meeting Monday. Among other things, transit has been a source of debate over the plan. The transit plan created by the Metropolitan Transit Commission includes bus rapid transit ...Read More »
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US Airways has begun providing daily flights to Dublin and Madrid from Charlotte/Douglas International Airport. The Madrid service begins today. Dublin service begins Saturday. The flights will operate during the summer, through Sept. 30. The new flights bring the number ...Read More »
When it comes to lengthy and convoluted planning processes, the Independence Boulevard project is one of Charlotte’s most notorious examples. And it doesn’t look like things are going to improve any time soon. Multiple public agencies are involved in the ...
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It was six pages that disturbed many in Charlotte. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department report released last month, in the wake of the Delvonte Tisdale incident, detailed a slew of security issues at Charlotte/Douglas International Airport: not enough law enforcement, law ...Read More »
Fitch Ratings said it has affirmed an ‘A+’ rating for Charlotte/Douglas International Airport’s $586 million in revenue bonds. Fitch also gave the bonds a “stable” outlook. Among other things, the A+ rating stems from the airport’s “outstanding financial performance” and its ...Read More »
The adoption of the Independence Boulevard area plan was stalled Tuesday when a committee of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission asked planners to consider making revisions. One of the main areas of concern was the number of transit stations along the ...
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The Corps of Engineers has given environmental approval to the controversial Monroe Connector-Bypass project, the North Carolina Turnpike Authority said today. But a lawsuit continues to hold up construction on the 19.7-mile, roughly $800 million toll road, which would be the second in ...
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Horizon Lines today said William Hamlin has been named senior vice president of operations. Based in Dallas, Hamlin will oversee the company’s ocean transportation services, maintenance, safety and North America terminals and technology, among other things. Charlotte-based Horizon Lines is ...
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