Why Not Use Hotel, Motel Taxes To Finish Charlotte Trail? Council Member Pushes Idea

By: Steve Harrison (WFAE) “I think [the trail] could be a draw and something that could put Charlotte on the map," said Shannon Binns of Sustain Charlotte, a group that supports finishing the trail. Continue reading

These Were The Most Powerful Voices In Charlotte In 2018

Our Executive Director, Shannon Binns, was mentioned as one of the most powerful voices of 2018. Continue reading

Council Pushes For Slower Driving While CMPD Decreases Tickets

Our Executive Director Shannon Binns was interviewed by WFAE about the City Council is implementing policies to get people to drive slower. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department has dramatically de-emphasized speeding enforcement. Continue reading

Charlotte looks to reduce pedestrian vehicle fatalities by adding crosswalks, pedestrian lanes

Our Program Director Meg Fencil was intereviewed by WCNC on how to reduce pedestrian deaths in the coming years.  Continue reading

4 ways you (yes, you) can cut emissions and save the planet

Our Executive Director Shannon Binns shared ways to decrease your carbon foot print with the Charlotte Observer.  Continue reading

The link between pedestrian deaths and income

Our Executive Director, Shannon Binns was interviewed by WBTV on the pedestrian fatalities crisis in Charlotte. Continue reading

A record 27 pedestrians died in Charlotte last year. This year could be worse.

Our Executive Director, Shannon Binns was interviewed for the Charlotte Observer about record breaking pedestrian deaths. Continue reading

Leaders debate adding another Light Rail stop in SouthEnd

At the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization meeting on Wednesday, a proposal was presented to add an additional stop along the light rail. Continue reading

Meg Fencil on Wilson's World

Our Program Director, Meg Fencil was interviewed on Wilson's World about the Wipe Out Waste Project. Continue reading

Natural Awakenings Spotlights Biketoberfest presented by The Charlotte Knights

An Urban Adventure exploring and benefiting the city of Charlotte. Continue reading