Airport Train Route Stirs Concern Because It Avoids Center City

Our Executive Director, Shannon Binns, shares our thoughts and concerns regarding the planned route for the Silver Line through Uptown.


Shannon Binns of Sustain Charlotte thinks fewer people will take a train that makes them have a long walk – or change trains and ride the Blue Line. 

“I would think for people coming from Matthews and east Charlotte in general, I think this alignment will be less attractive," Binns said. "We’ve actually spoken to a number of people who have said that that being dropped off at the edge of uptown is not near as attractive as being dropped off at the heart of uptown.”

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