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Charlotte/Douglas No. 6 on busiest list

Charlotte/Douglas International Airport was No. 6 among the busiest U.S. airports in September, with 1.57 million passengers traveling through, a 19.6 percent increase over September 2009, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics. It was the largest increase ...

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Residents, groups fight to get road project ditched (access required)

A road that would bypass the congested U.S. Highway 74 eastbound to Monroe sounds like it would mean smooth sailing for motorists. The project will cost between $750 million and $825 million to build and include 20 miles of toll ...

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Lack of funds leaves streetcar idling (access required)

When the city of Charlotte won a $25 million federal Urban Circulator Grant to build a starter streetcar line through uptown, from Time Warner Cable Arena to Presbyterian Hospital, supporters touted the 1 1/2-mile section as an important step toward ...

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Cuts being considered for Blue Line

Based on recommendations from a financial consultant for the Charlotte Area Transit System, the planned Blue Line light-rail extension may be trimmed to make it more affordable. On Wednesday, Jeff Parker suggested to the Metropolitan Transit Commission that if CATS could find ways to cut ...

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