Sustain Charlotte founder on why city must raise the bar on smart growth

Our Executive Director, Shannon Binns, was interviewed in The Charlotte Business Journal about a letter he wrote to the Charlotte City Council and City Manager Jones on January 14, 2020, requesting they budget $50M over the next two years to make the city safer for biking, walking, and accessing public transportation. Continue reading

Building a Resilient City

Our executive director, Shannon Binns, was interviewed on this podcast by The Movement on how Charlotte's leaders can set up the city for long-term health. Continue reading

Charlotte pedestrian deaths continue at record pace

Our Executive Director, Shannon Binns, was quoted in this article about the work that still needs to be done to reduce pedestrian deaths. Continue reading

State And Local Leaders Set Climate Goals, But Can We Meet Them?

Our Executive Director, Shannon Binns, was quoted in this article about the work that still needs to be done to achieve climate change goals in North Carolina. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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