Tag Archives: Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization

Where do we grow from here? Charlotte, Raleigh expected to have nation’s fastest growth in coming years (access required)

View of center city Charlotte from Marshall Park.

Charlotte and Raleigh are poised to grow faster than any other large urban areas in the country over the next fifteen years. In fact, Charlotte’s population is projected to grow by 71 percent from 2010 to 2030, according to a ...

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Flags fly and tempers flare in Huntersville as trucks and hard feelings roll on (access required)

election ballot

For the second time in a little over two months, tempers left over from November’s elections boiled over during an otherwise cordial Huntersville Board of Commissioners meeting. At a Feb. 3 meeting, freshman Commissioner Rob Kidwell called for the approval ...

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N.C. DOT still believes bypass needed to ease Monroe traffic (access required)


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 ...

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A traditional meeting…up to a point (access required)

HUNTERSVILLE –Monday night’s Huntersville Board of Commissioners meeting started out all touchy-feely, or as touchy-feely as local politics get. After a ceremony honoring U.S. military veterans killed or wounded in action, longtime Huntersville pol Charles Guignard, professorial and avuncular in ...

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UPDATE: Waverly developers hear concerns about traffic, traffic and traffic (access required)


PROVIDENCE COUNTRY CLUB – It’s not the number of car trips expected to be generated by the proposed $200 million Waverly mixed-used development that is the real traffic issue. It’s the length of those trips that matter, their destinations, and ...

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