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I-77 toll-lane battle heats up (access required)

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While the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization could waylay plans for the construction of toll roads on a 26-mile stretch of Interstate 77, such a move would have immense implications for other road projects in the region. That’s according to ...

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Gateway Station gets $25M boost (access required)

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The U.S. Department of Transportation will provide $25 million for track and safety improvements at uptown’s proposed multi-modal Gateway Station. The funds will be used to remove existing track infrastructure, construct a passenger-freight bridge, and install tracks and signals. The ...

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CATS gets $180M loan for Blue Line extension (access required)

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The Charlotte Area Transit System has received a $180 million federal loan for construction of the LYNX Blue Line light rail extension. The loan comes from the federal Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program which allots funds for transportation ...

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UPDATED: One step closer to I-77 toll lanes (access required)

UPDATED: One step closer to I-77 toll lanes <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Kurt Naas said it would happen. And it did. Which caused the founder of the Widen I-77 grassroots opposition group to exhibit little surprise Wednesday when the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization adopted a 10-year plan calling for toll lanes ...

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