Although cutting or scaling back the right of way project along North Tryon Street would save $45 million, the Charlotte Area Transit System has decided to preserve those improvements. Such projects involve incorporating bike lanes in the roads, adding or ...Read More »
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Faced with a $1.15 billion deficit between 2010 and 2035 rather than the $1.6 billion surplus projected in 2006, the Charlotte Area Transit System proposed Wednesday night to cut the Lynx Blue Line Extension project, ending the line at the ...Read More »
The decision by the Metropolitan Transit Commission and the Charlotte Area Transit System to scale back the planned Lynx Blue Line Extension has Noel Smith concerned. President of North End Development Partners, an economic development advocacy group for the North ...Read More »
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 »
Despite the red wave that swept the House of Representatives across the country Tuesday, the Democrats on the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners were able to hang on to their majority, losing only one seat. Although all six seats held ...
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(Editor's note: The following is part of The Mecklenburg Times' coverage of the Nov. 2 elections.)
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(Editor’s note: Part of an occasional series on growth of communities outside Charlotte) Business owner Tana Greene remembers when the only place to eat in the Lake Norman area was the Ham and Eggs restaurant at Exit 28 off Interstate ...
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The Charlotte Area Transit System said it will hold five public meetings this month to gather community input to be used in developing the 2013-18 Countywide Transit System Plan. The plan serves as a guideline for CATS in determining what ...Read More »
A look at happenings in local government Commission votes down immigration proposal The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners on Monday voted down a proposal by Commissioner Bill James to request more information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security about how ...
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