Reid Park Residents Clean Up Trash Laden Neighborhood, Instill Community Pride
More than 30 adult and youth residents participated in Reid Park’s clean-up.
On the sunny Saturday morning of October 4th, residents of the historic Reid Park neighborhood in west Charlotte gathered at the Amay James Recreation Center for a morning of service. Following a brief presentation about how to separate trash from recyclables, they split into three groups and picked up litter from the grounds of the recreation center, Reid Park Academy, and neighborhood streets. Three hours later, approximately 900 gallons of trash and 450 gallons of recyclables had been collected, along with two pickup truck loads of bulk waste.Read more
Lake Norman Transportation & Land Use Summit
Population growth and sprawl aren't concerns only for large cities. As the Lake Norman region has seen an influx of new residents in recent decades, previously rural areas and small towns have had to adapt to manage growing traffic congestion, infrastructure demands, and environmental concerns.
Today we headed to Mooresville for the Lake Norman Land Use and Transportation Summit hosted by the Lake Norman Transportation Commission.
Panelists represented the legislature, commerce, real estate, and transportation.Read more