A solution to Charlotte's growing traffic problem

Our Executive Director, Shannon Binns, wrote this opinion piece featured in the Charlotte Observer about the need to support micromobility in Charlotte. Charlotte is choking on traffic. It’s now harder than ever to take a short trip to the store, much less get to work on time, because our streets are so mired in gridlock. The clear culprit for this growing problem is cars. Our fixation with driving everywhere, regardless of the distance, means our streets are crowded, dangerous and spewing pollutants into our air. And the city enables it. Full story here. Read more here: https://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/article238935533.html#storylink=cpy

FAQ City: Why Do Sidewalks End? Examining Charlotte's Sidewalks-To-Nowhere

Our Bike/Walk Coordinator, Eric Zaverl, was quoted in an article about sidewalk gaps in the Charlotte area. Continue reading

Drivers in Charlotte run red lights with reckless abandon

Executive Director, Shannon Binns, was quoted in an article about Charlotte drivers running red lights.  Continue reading

Bike helmets save lives, feds say. Cycling advocates don’t want to require them

Sustain Charlotte's Executive Director, Shannon Binns, was quoted in an article about bike helmet safety. Continue reading

Charlotte took a big step toward its next light rail project. But even supporters say there are major kinks to work out

 Rob Tober, a transit advocate, was quoted in a Charlotte Agenda story about the future light rail extension. Continue reading

Local Physician Makes Desperate Plea for Drivers to Pay Attention

A local physician in Charlotte is making a desperate plea for drivers to pay ... He started supported groups like Sustain Charlotte. Continue reading

Sustain Charlotte hosts Biketoberfest presented by The Charlotte Knights

Spectrum News stopped by Biketoberfest presented by The Charlotte Knights to join in the fun and explore South End and Uptown.   Continue reading

Your 5-minute guide to the best things to do in Charlotte

Win prizes by exploring Charlotte by bike at BiketoberFest. Continue reading

Meet 14-year-old Mary Ellis Stevens, Charlotte's own Greta Thunberg

Our Executive Director Shannon Binns spoke with Charlotte Agenda about Mary Ellis's activism. Continue reading

Events: Biketoberfest presented by The Charlotte Knights

Discover how easy it is to get around Charlotte by bike at Sustain Charlotte’s fifth annual Biketoberfest presented by The Charlotte Knights! This unique event will take you along a bike route with stops at fun destinations along the way and will culminate with an after-party at Triple C Brewing Co. Continue reading