CHARLOTTE – Streetcars are the hottest mode of public transportation in the U.S. at the moment. The Transit Politic, a transit watchdog blog, reports that there are 32 streetcar projects in the U.S. either in planning or under construction. Some ...Read More »
Trade and Transportation
CHARLOTTE – As industrial development has started to pick up after the recession, some developers are turning their eyes to projects north of the city. And they have 570 reasons to do so. Rather, 85 reasons plus 485 reasons, to ...Read More »
Some of Charlotte’s millennials participated in a survey that found they are less interested in buying a home or relying on an automobile than any generation in the past half century or so. The group, aged 18 to 34, as ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Back in September, one of the city’s top initiatives was dealt a blow. Officials from Charlotte Area Transit System last year put together an application requesting $24 million in federal grant money from the U.S. Department of Transportation ...Read More »
STALLINGS – The town of Stallings has reversed its position on the proposed Monroe Bypass, voting unanimously Monday night to oppose construction of a highway that would circumvent a busy stretch of U.S. 74. The state is expected in the ...Read More »
CONCORD – It may be billed as the number one shopping and entertainment attraction in the Carolinas, but actually getting to the Concord Mills mall can be quite a headache. Now officials in Concord are looking at ways to alleviate ...Read More »
It seems like just weeks ago we were putting out our ’13 to watch in 2013’ series, previewing the area’s development for this outgoing year. But, alas, 2013 has come and gone, and 2014 is knocking on the door. But ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – A 40-acre piece of land in a desirable location in the University area – close to both an interstate and future public transportation – is to become an auto mall following a unanimous City Council rezoning decision Monday ...
Tagged with: Arden Group automall Charlotte city council Greg Phillps John Autry Lynx Blue Line Parks Chevrolet Paul Williams transit oriented development University City Boulevard Walter Fields Walter Fields GroupRead More »
North Charlotte’s growing pains were apparent at a community meeting on Dec. 12 at Oehler’s Mallard Creek BBQ Barn, where city and state transportation and planning officials were on hand to answer residents’ questions about roadwork and other development in ...
Tagged with: Charlotte Department of Transportation Halvorsen Development Corp. Matt Magnaxco N.C. Department of Transportation Nat Hunter Oehler's Mallard Creek BBQ Barn Prosperity Village Scott ColeRead More »
MONROE – A new 20-mile toll road is still the best option for relieving traffic congestion along U.S. 74 in Union County, according to a revised report issued recently by federal and state highway officials. The N.C. Department of Transportation ...
Tagged with: Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization Kym Hunter Mecklenburg Union Metropolitan Planning Organization Monroe Bypass N.C. Department of Transportation National Environmental Policy Act Southern Environmental Law Center Union CountyRead More »