Despite City's zero-carbon goal, CATS plans don't include electric buses

Cities around the nation are phasing out heavily-polluting diesel buses. In many places, they're replacing them with zero-emissions electric buses. But Charlotte Area Transportation System plans to stick with fossil fuels for now, and convert its 300-bus fleet to compressed natural gas. If the plan goes through, Charlotte won't meet the City Council's goal of eliminating carbon emissions by 2030. Continue reading

Groups call on EPA to keep strict rules for vehicle pollution

Sustain Charlotte Executive Director, Shannon Binns, spoke in support of continued implementation of national vehicle emission standards. Continue reading

Want to know why developers are embracing walkable urbanism? Follow the money.

Executive Director, Shannon Binns was quoted in regards to a study on walkability and development.  Continue reading

Charlotte's Strategic Energy Action Plan: What's Next for Implementation

Creative Loafing shares our event Grow Smart CLT.  Continue reading

5 Things to Know: Snooze, an A.M. Eatery in Plaza Midwood

Sustain Charlotte is one of the nonprofit partners of Snooze, a new breakfast spot in Plaza Midwood. Continue reading

9 investigates: Local hot zones where walking is most dangerous

Meg Fencil, Program Director was quote in an article for WSOC about the most dangerous areas to walk in the city. Continue reading

The Matthews Beacon: Morning Minute

Sustain Charlotte was mentioned for co-hosting the clean Commute Challenge during June.   Continue reading

How parks will factor into city's planning process after dismal national rank

Executive director, Shannon Binns, was interviewed for an article in the Charlotte Business Journal about Charlotte's reaction to the national low ranking of our Parks.  Continue reading

Cars keep blocking Uptown bike lane in Charlotte’s newest culture clash

Charlotte Agenda quoted our Executive Director Shannon Binns in regards to the Uptown Cycle Track. Continue reading

Sustain Charlotte's #WalkCLT powered by OrthoCarolina

Charlotte Agenda lists their 18 must-do Charlotte events, including #WalkCLT powered by OrthoCarolina. Continue reading