Sustain Charlotte's Impact 704 Academy continues with a deep dive on transportation
More than 50 people gathered for Sustain Charlotte’s second Impact 704 Academy session Thursday night to learn about transportation challenges — and plans — in Mecklenburg County. Attendees heard from experts at the Charlotte Area Transit System and the Charlotte Department of Transportation and listened to a panel discussion featuring local transportation advocates.Read more
The city of Charlotte outlines transportation and urban design priorities
Editor’s note: This is a guest blog post by the city of Charlotte, a sustaining sponsor of Sustain Charlotte’s Biketoberfest in 2022.
The city of Charlotte provides services to more than 870,000 residents and is implementing strategic projects to promote safety, health, and quality of life.Read more
North End Community Coalition and Sustain Charlotte install 86 neighborhood wayfinding signs
On Saturday, November 23rd, Sustain Charlotte and the North End Community Coalition (NECC) installed 86 wayfinding signs in the North End community to increase walkability in the area. This work is possible through a Community Challenge grant from AARP as well as support from an Aetna Foundation grant.Read more
Sustain Charlotte supports changes to Charlotte's Streets Map
Throughout 2019 we've been participating in the Charlotte Streets Map Stakeholder group, which developed updates to the Streets Map. Here is the letter we sent to Charlotte City Council in support of the changes.Read more
How we're inspiring people to bike in Charlotte
If you follow Sustain Charlotte’s work, you know we’re big advocates for trying to bike or walk instead of driving your car. But we know that can be really intimidating for folks who aren’t consistent cyclists, or who are new to the area, so we try to do what we can to make biking more accessible here in Charlotte.
High speed rail to Atlanta could become a reality
Can you imagine a trip to Atlanta in just over 2 hours? It could be a reality someday, but the Georgia DOT needs our input.
Our top 3 tips to make biking with kids easy
Bicycle culture here in Charlotte is growing every day, but one of the concerns we often hear from residents is about safety. Especially if you have children with you, biking in Charlotte can be intimidating. But we’re here to help.
Here are the four Charlotte Future 2040 Growth Possibilities
The City of Charlotte has held three public meetings to solicit the public’s input on four possible future growth scenarios. The first scenario is called Business as Usual. It’s followed by three alternative scenarios showing possible growth patterns that could help achieve a more authentic, equitable, and integrated Charlotte.
The best parts of each scenario can then be combined to create a Preferred Growth Scenario, and that is where YOU can help! Read on to review the scenarios and then take the City's short online survey.
How to make this your best Biketoberfest presented by The Charlotte Knights yet
Before you head out on the route for this year's Biketoberfest presented by The Charlotte Knights, here are few tips to make sure you have a safe and fun ride!
Soon Uptown will have a bus/bike only lane
A bus/bike only lane is coming to uptown with the aim of reducing travel times and operational costs for buses. At the most recent meeting of the Metropolitan Transit Commission (MTC), Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) staff made a presentation on the upcoming 4th St Bus/Bike Only Lane Pilot and the related Envision My Ride Bus Corridor Study.