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Sustain Charlotte is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, engaging and uniting citizens to solve Charlotte’s sustainability challenges. We inspire choices that lead to a healthy, equitable and vibrant community for generations to come.  LEARN MORE

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    West Boulevard community discusses new food market and greenway plans

    There’s no denying that change is coming quickly to Charlotte’s West Boulevard neighborhoods. Even before plans were finalized to run the future Silver Line light rail along Wilkinson Boulevard by 2030, property values began to skyrocket. Many residents struggle with rising rents combined with a lack of local economic opportunities within the community. But the neighborhood’s leaders and partners are working to make the community more livable.
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    Volunteers collect bike and pedestrian data in South End

    During the EarthShare NC Corporate Earth Day Challenge, an enthusiastic team of volunteers from Protiviti helped Sustain Charlotte collect data about how pedestrians and cyclists are using the streets, crossings, and Rail Trail in Charlotte's South End. Sustain Charlotte's bike program manager Kate Cavazza (right) coached volunteers on how to record observations.
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    See the progress on the 6th Street Protected Bike Lane

    We're so excited to see progress being made on Charlotte's first protected bike lane, on 6th Street! Check out the progress so far and watch a sneak peek of what it's like to ride the lane, below!
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    Local teens lead rally for climate action

    We were thrilled when we heard that local teens Kate Harrison, Lucia Paulsen, and Logan Rackowitz were planning a rally as part of the global student strike for climate action. These young leaders see the threat posed by our rapidly changing climate, and are pushing our elected leaders to do something about it. We attended their rally, held in solidarity with student climate rallies around the globe. Here's a look at the event.
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