Anthony Foxx

Feb 19, 2015

Biden in NC: America must rebuild its infrastructure

CHARLOTTE — In a visit to Charlotte, where local leaders say prosperity is linked to infrastructure investments, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday reiterated the administration’s call to invest billions […]

Feb 19, 2015

Biden will visit NC to tout plan to rebuild infrastructure

CHARLOTTE — Vice President Joe Biden is visiting Charlotte to help promote the administration’s almost $500 billion spending bill to fix the nation’s aging infrastructure. Biden will be joined Thursday […]

Feb 16, 2015

VP Biden to talk infrastructure in stops in SC and NC

COLUMBIA — Vice President Joe Biden is coming to South Carolina and North Carolina to talk about the importance of investing in infrastructure. Biden’s office said Saturday he will visit Charlotte […]

Jul 9, 2014

Highway crisis looms as soon as August, US warns

WASHINGTON— Gridlock in Washington will lead to gridlock across the country if lawmakers can’t quickly agree on how to pay for highway and transit programs, President Barack Obama and his […]

Nov 27, 2013

Charlotte Citizen Review Board

City Council on Monday night voted unanimously to give more power to the Citizen Review Board, an 11-member volunteer board that monitors complaints against the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Former Mayor […]

Sep 9, 2013

Gold Line misses grant, city mulling other options

City officials have begun looking at possible alternative options for funding its Gold Line streetcar expansion project, but have not given up on receiving a federal grant. Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation handed down the list of recipients of $474 million in federal money for transportation projects nationwide.

Jul 22, 2013

Judge halts airport transfer

North Carolina legislators on Thursday completed their drive to strip the city of Charlotte of the airport it has run for more than 70 years, but hours later, a judge issued a temporary order blocking the move.

May 29, 2013

Amid fanfare, City Council approves divisive $126 million streetcar extension

CHARLOTTE – The packed, sign-waving crowd of supporters gave a standing ovation to Charlotte Mayor and U.S. Secretary of Transportation designate Anthony Foxx’s surprise entrance. They stood and cheered again […]

Dec 12, 2012

Habitat house built during DNC dedicated in Reid Park

CHARLOTTE — Thirteen weeks and 3 1/2 miles later, the house built by Habitat for Humanity in an uptown parking lot during the 2012 Democratic National Convention was turned over […]

Jun 28, 2012

Low replacing Rosenburgh on planning commission

Architect Tom Low, director of “new urbanist” firm Duany Plater-Zyberk & Co.’s Charlotte office, is the newest member of the city’s planning commission. Mayor Anthony Foxx's administration never issued a press release about the appointment, but a city spokesman said that's not unusual.

Jun 26, 2012

City’s $926M capital investment plan dead

Construction companies saw job opportunities vanish Monday night when the Charlotte City Council rejected a $926 million capital investment plan after failing to reach an agreement on the plan's size.

Nov 18, 2011

Charlotte City Council to take up natural area requirement again

The Charlotte City Council is expected to revisit a divisive proposal that would eliminate the natural area from the city’s Post Construction Controls Ordinance during its meeting Nov. 28. The […]

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