Charlotte to Get First Car-Free Residential Complex

Our Bike + Pedestrian Program Coordinator Eric Zaverl was interviewed by Spectrum News and shared the importance of bringing more housing to Charlotte that allows residents to choose a car-free lifestyle: “You basically have to make the choice before you leave your house that it's just as easy, just as convenient, if not more so to bike, walk, or take the train. Right now that's not for most people a choice at all,” Continue reading

Public Transit is in Crisis, but Essential to Our Recovery

Ann Shikany (NRDC blog) covered the work being done by Sustain Charlotte and transit advocates across the country calling for emergency transit funding to support transit agencies through the pandemic.  Continue reading

'Bold' transportation plan for Charlotte calls for sales tax increase, other funding

The Charlotte Observer digs into details of the Charlotte Moves Task Force's recommendation to build an fund a transformational mobility network. Continue reading

Transit Advocates Push for More Emergency Aid, Long-Term Funding

WFAE's David Boraks covered our Transit is the Future Forum. Continue reading

An Immersive Exploration Experience Has Just Launched in Charlotte - #WALKCLT

Charlotte Stories highlights how Sustain Charlotte and OrthoCarolina have partnered to give the gift of exploring Charlotte by walking with friends and family with #WALKCLT 2020. Continue reading

Your 5-minute guide to the best things to do in Charlotte Dec 4-10

Charlotte Five featured #WALKCLT as a fun way to get to know Charlotte's neighborhoods on foot while socially distanced!  Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Sustain Charlotte hosts Transit Is The Future Forum

Local and Federal Elected Officials Call for Transit Funding Leaders Call on Congress to Invest $32 Billion to Keep Our Buses and Trains Moving  CHARLOTTE, NC -- In an online forum yesterday evening, Sustain Charlotte called on Congress to invest $32 billion to keep buses and trains moving and to commit to high-quality, reliable, and equitable transit as the backbone of national economic recovery.  Speakers described how the COVID pandemic has impacted our community, and discussed the ways in which public transit investment can help us build a more just, equitable and sustainable economy.  Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Charlotte Regional Transportation Coalition to Launch Dec 9

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charlotte Regional Transportation Coalition To Launch December 9,Focused on Equitable Mobility Sustain Charlotte has organized a group of community leaders and organizations to create TheCharlotte Regional Transportation Coalition (CRTC), an active network committed to ensuringthe future of transportation in the Charlotte area is equitable and sustainable for all people in theregion. Continue reading

MEDIA ADVISORY: Transit is the Future press conference - Weds 12/2 at 4:00pm

Local and Federal Elected Officials Call for Transit Funding Leaders Call on Congress to Invest $32 Billion to Keep Our Buses and Trains Moving Wednesday, Dec. 2nd 4:00 - 5:00pm (Eastern) Continue reading

Neighbors say NoDa road is dangerous after car crashes into townhome

Our Bike and Walk Program Coordinator, Eric Zaverl, has been supporting efforts to make a dangerous neighborhood street in NoDa safer for residents and all people who use the road.  Continue reading