The Build Episode 44: Stretch

Shannon Binns tells the story of Sustain Charlotte on The Build. Continue reading

Sustain Charlotte Seeks Nominees for 2019 Charlotte Sustainability Awards

Sustain Charlotte is now seeking nominations for the 2019 Charlotte Sustainability Awards. Do you know a person, project, plan, business, or nonprofit that deserves to be honored for advancing smart growth and sustainability in Charlotte? Nominate them for a Charlotte Sustainability Award! Continue reading

Bike, greenway groups urge city to move forward with trail

South Charlotte Weekly shared a few words from our Bike Program Manager, Kate Cavazza.  Continue reading

Make the right choice, City Council

The Charlotte Observer shared a few words on scooter regulation from our Executive Director, Shannon Binns. Continue reading

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