Nate Bowman missed his train by about 14 years. A developer and owner of Huntersville-based Bowman Development Group, he said he has been waiting on the Charlotte Area Transit System to finish the commuter-rail project known as the Red Line since 1998.
As Republicans regain the majority in the U.S. and North Carolina House of Representatives and the state Senate, it’s not known what the political changes will mean for major transit projects in the Charlotte region. Some hear squealing brakes. For John Szmer, assistant professor of political science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, [...]