New Light Rail Station Coming to Charlotte
A new station will be added to the Lynx Blue Line light rail route in a quickly growing, industrial part of the city.
Charlotte's New, Controversial Comprehensive Plan to End Single-Family Zoning
A tight vote after months of controversy has produced a major zoning reform effort that differs significantly from recent examples on the West Coast and in Minneapolis.
Approved in Charlotte: 104 Residential Units, 6 Parking Spaces
The cost of parking won't be passed down to residents at a newly approved multi-family residential development in Charlotte.
Floridians File Lawsuit to Protect Jacksonville from the GOP
A public nuisance lawsuit filed July 8 aims to ensure that an unsafe indoor mass gathering like President Trump held in Tulsa last month, which reportedly led to coronavirus infections, does not occur during the Republican National Convention.
A First Comprehensive Transit Plan for the Charlotte Region
A massive public transit planning effort is underway in the Charlotte region.
A New 26-Mile Light Rail Line Considered for Charlotte
The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) would like to add an ambitious, expensive project to its capital investment plans, but funding the project is more daunting than the last time the system expanded.
High-Speed Rail Connecting Atlanta to Charlotte Studied
The Georgia Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration recently released a draft study of a plan to link Atlanta and Charlotte via high-speed rail.
Scrutiny for Charlotte Silver Line Light Rail Plan
Cost and economic development considerations supersede mobility considerations in the planning for Charlotte's planned light rail line.
Affordable Housing Tipping Point in Charlotte
Charlotte saw the writing on the wall, and decided to act decisively in addressing its lack of affordable housing options.
Nation's Newest Toll Road Opens in North Carolina
For a small fee, motorists can now bypass a congested arterial road with two dozen traffic lights outside of Charlotte. Built and operated by the North Carolina Turnpike Authority, the 18-mile, electronically tolled Monroe Expressway opened Nov. 27.
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