Moira Quinn takes a look at Charlotte, North Carolina, where businesses and local government have teamed up to keep office buildings green as the central business district grows.
Apr 20, 2012 Urban Land
John King considers a new report released by the Census Bureau on Monday, which finds that of the ten most densely populated urbanized areas in the United States, nine are in the West.
Mar 27, 2012 San Francisco Chronicle
Seemingly as hard to find as the mythic Sasquatch or a Unicorn, we've searched high and low for a conservative who supports transit (or at least who will say so in public) and have found one, in the region around Charlotte, North Carolina.
Feb 17, 2012 The Herald Weekly
Joblessness in the Charlotte region is high, and has been for a while. This review of unemployment figures shows a long-term problem.
Aug 4, 2011 UNC Charlotte Urban Institute
With foreclosure rates high and car-dependent development spreading, Charlotte might want to start listening to new urbanist Tom Low, according to this article.
Jul 27, 2011 Charlotte Magazine
Rail projects throughout the U.S. are hard hit by the downturn in the economy. The agencies behind them are trying to find ways to keep the projects from falling apart.
Jul 12, 2011 Architect Magazine
A new budget proposal in North Carolina could pull all funding for a long-planned extension of Charlotte's light rail system.
May 26, 2011 The Charlotte Observer
As demographics shift and housing preferences of younger buyers lean away from single-family housing, much of the single-family-home-zoned areas in Charlotte will need to be rethought, according to this editorial.
Feb 10, 2011 The Charlotte Observer
As states return money aimed at high speed rail projects, officials from North Carolina are hoping to scramble up some of this newly available funding to augment existing projects.
Jan 19, 2011 News and Observer
Expansion of transit has helped fuel a boost in ridership over the last decade in Charlotte. But with falling tax revenues, the city looks unlikely to be able to continue its planned transit growth.
Nov 21, 2010 the transport politic