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 ...Read More »
Trade and Transportation
Goodrich Corp. said Thursday it has been chosen to provide the main landing gear for the Airbus A350-1000 XWB, a contract expected to generate more than $2 billion in revenue. The contract includes design, testing, manufacturing and in-service support for ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Providence Road between the Mecklenburg County line and Rea Road will open to traffic Friday if weather permits, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Scurry Construction of Cornelius was awarded an $18 million contract to widen 3 1/2 ...
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Charlotte-based Horizon Lines said it will launch express intermodal container service to inland U.S. cities when it begins its new Five Star Express trans-Pacific liner service in December. Plans include 15-day availability in Kansas City, Mo., from Shanghai and 16-day availability ...
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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will visit Charlotte Wednesday. Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx said he invited LaHood to Charlotte to share his thoughts on the importance of regionalism in the development of the city’s transportation system. “As U.S. secretary of ...Read More »
The North Carolina Department of Transportation said it will shift traffic on N.C. 16 (Providence Road) between Interstate 485 and the Mecklenburg County line Friday afternoon. The traffic shift is part of the widening of N.C. 16 between I-485 and Rea ...Read More »
Two lanes of East Woodlawn Road over Interstate 77 in Charlotte will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday, the North Carolina Department of Transportation said. The lane closures are necessary for crews to do rehabilitation work on ...Read More »
Charlotte’s Passenger Vehicles for Hire Board discussed Tuesday whether any changes should be made to the fare structure for Charlotte taxicabs. Burhan Al-Shaikh, manager of the Passenger Vehicles for Hire Division of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, said he is surveying ...Read More »