Nonprofit unveils plan to add 150 miles of greenway to Mecklenburg County

(By Mark Barber, WSOC TV)

A new plan has been unveiled to add more greenways in Mecklenburg County.

On Monday afternoon, a nonprofit called Greenways for Mecklenburg shared their plan to ask county commissioners to add 150 miles of connected greenway by 2030. 

As traffic delays on Charlotte's interstates get worse every day, more and more frustrated drivers are searching for ways to escape the gridlock.

"Charlotte is one of the most rapidly growing cities in the entire country and we can't keep building roads wherever," said Meg Fencil, with Sustain Charlotte, one of the groups that supports the proposal.

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