CHARLOTTE — U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is the featured guest at a Charlotte roundtable on ways to help boost North Carolina’s transportation industry. LaHood is scheduled to join Sen. Kay Hagan and other political and business leaders today in ...Read More »
Trade and Transportation
A union representing Charlotte’s taxicab drivers wants the city to seek an investigation of the Greater Charlotte Hospitality and Tourism Alliance by the FBI or the State Bureau of Investigation. Randy Conrad, organizer for Teamsters Local 71, told the Charlotte Passenger ...Read More »
Two environmental groups are challenging a permit issued by the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources for the proposed $800 million Monroe Connector-Bypass east of Charlotte. The North Carolina Wildlife Federation and the Yadkin Riverkeeper said the state ...
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Charlotte-based DesignLine Corp. said it has entered into a $30 million joint venture with Liberty Automotive to open a production facility in Abu Dhabi, a move that will more than double DesignLine’s work force in Charlotte and New Zealand. DesignLine, which makes hybrid ...
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Amtrak train service between Raleigh and Charlotte will be suspended for 10 weeks starting Monday. The disruption in the Piedmont and Carolinian service will allow upgrades to be made to the railway. The North Carolina Department of Transportation, in a news release, said the ...Read More »
As much as Kelly St. Claire, a resident of the Highland Creek neighborhood, is glad that the last leg of the Interstate 485 belt will be completed in the next three years, she still has concerns. With the traffic buildup ...Read More »