December 6, 2018, 1pm PST
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.
November 15, 2018, 2pm PST
Cities outside of the big coastal tech hubs have characteristics well suited for the high-tech sector.
October 25, 2018, 6am PDT
Over the last decade and a half, the city has put millions of dollars into affordable housing. But the help is not reaching Charlotte’s neediest residents.
September 20, 2018, 7am PDT
Other cities could learn from efforts to lower eviction rates in Charlotte, North Carolina.
August 17, 2018, 8am PDT
A reminder of the intended purpose of environmental law.
Center for American Progress
August 11, 2018, 7am PDT
Charlotte's North Tryon Vision Plan is "among the more ambitious long-term urban planning projects in American cities," this article. Released in 2015, the plan's work is not done.
July 2, 2018, 11am PDT
After creating a citywide plan, many thought a Charlotte bike lanes would not get funded. After a city council vote it will.
June 22, 2018, 11am PDT
A look at the relationship between sprawl and climate change mitigation in the fast-growing North Carolina city.
May 15, 2018, 6am PDT
The epidemic of falling ridership has struck no American city as hard as Charlotte, but there's plenty that could be done to recover.
May 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
According to a new study, fewer than 10 percent of homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are priced for first-time buyers.
April 25, 2018, 5am PDT
The city of Charlotte has a funding gap to make up if it wants to keep its promises about how much affordable housing to build or maintain in the short term.
December 11, 2017, 5am PST
The latest Upshot by Emily Badger looks at why American cities with the greatest economic opportunity no longer attract the population increases of yore
October 12, 2017, 6am PDT
A group of neighborhood activists are leading the charge against a planned development of tiny houses.
April 19, 2017, 1pm PDT
Take a look from above at Charlotte's LYNX Blue Line extension under construction, stretching 9.3 miles and connecting Center City with UNC Charlotte.
March 12, 2017, 1pm PDT
An extension of the Lynx Blue Line is schedule to open to the public on March 31, 2018. Controversy regarding sales taxes have traditionally followed transit projects in the region.
January 5, 2017, 1pm PST
How has Charlotte evolved ten years since opening the LYNX Blue Line light rail system?
November 28, 2016, 5am PST
Apartment List has published research showing the top destination cities for those 19 to 35 years of age based on ten years of census data from 2005-2010. Among the top 10 destinations, only three were on East and West coasts.
October 30, 2016, 11am PDT
Behind all the debates surrounding the consequences of quick growth, a big question looms for Charlotte and other similarly growing cities: Will it last?
June 13, 2016, 7am PDT
A news report on Charlotte's Lynx Blue Line looks at whether ride-hailing services are complementing rail transit by providing vital first mile-last mile service or whether customers are forgoing the transit trip entirely. Ridership has been falling.