At the January 25th meeting of the Charlotte City Council's Transportation, Planning, and Environment Committee, city staff presented updates on rider satisfaction with CATS service, an update on planning for the LYNX Silver Line Light Rail, and the path for Council to adopt the Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan.
Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) CEO John Lewis shared a summary of the agency's latest rider satisfaction survey. Not surprisingly, Buses arrive on time was ranked by CATS riders as their highest concern. Rounding out the top 5 (in descending order of importance were:Read more
More than 40 leaders of organizations and interested individuals gathered on Thursday evening for an online meeting to kick off the Charlotte Regional Transportation Coalition.Read more
Sustain Charlotte has joined 12 other organizations in the Charlotte Mecklenburg Climate Leaders group in sending a public comment letter on Mecklenburg County's draft update to the Environmental Leadership Policy and Action Plan. This is an update to the adopted 2004 plan.
Here is the full text of that letter:Read more
Sustain Charlotte has organized a group of community leaders and organizations to create The
Charlotte Regional Transportation Coalition (CRTC), an active network committed to ensuring
the future of transportation in the Charlotte area is equitable and sustainable for all people in the
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.Read more
A key greenway project is in danger of being canceled over the unsubstantiated concerns of some residents of Carmel Country Club. Please join us by calling on County and City elected and staff leaders to keep moving forward with the planned extension of the McAlpine Creek Greenway.
We need YOUR help to demonstrate to County and City leaders that the anti-greenway opponents are a vocal minority, and widespread community support for this greenway project remains strong.
(image: Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation)Read more
Draft Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan Drive-In Community Meeting & Movie and Online Card Game
Partner Post by the City of Charlotte
The city is unveiling its draft Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan on Saturday, Oct. 31, at a drive-in community meeting and screening of “Back to the Future.” The meeting will take place in the parking lot of the Park Expo, 800 Briar Creek Road, beginning at 2 p.m.Read more
Help Charlotte go the extra mile to ensure that the new pilot bus lanes on Central Avenue are a success! The new pilot bus lane that just opened on Central Avenue this week is already under threat as some City leaders and residents have called for its removal. Let's make sure it has a chance to succeed!
Please join us calling on our City's elected and staff leaders to see the pilot through and help Charlotte's streets become more equitable for all of us.Read more