CHARLOTTE – After debating the rising cost of the proposed CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 2, or streetcar project, Charlotte City Council members on Monday approved spending additional money on its development, for a revised cost of $150 million. The council ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The contentious streetcar project, which Mayor Patrick Cannon said has now been in front of four mayors, last night got a boost when the City Council approved spending $12 million to advance the design of the $126 million ...
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Embedded in the pavement of Elizabeth Avenue, the streetcar tracks gleam silver with promise. But with the actual streetcars at least two years away, no one can say for sure whether that promise ever will turn to the gold of extensive commercial development, a particular need for Charlotte’s beleaguered West Side.
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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 when Foxx’s pet streetcar proposal won the night. Many months ...Read More »