Category: Transportation

Charlotte BiketoberFest this Weekend!

Are you looking for a fun and family-friendly event this fall? Check out Sustain Charlotte’s 1st annual Biketoberfest this Saturday, October 17th in uptown Charlotte! This event will involve a scavenger hunt from 3pm-7pm around Center City and South End. Bike, walk,...

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Clean air is his life’s work

The following was written by the Charlotte Observer’s Karen Sullivan and published online on June 4, 2015: So much of what we do every day weighs on the region’s air quality, Terry Lansdell says. If we make good choices, pollution levels can drop. When we’re...

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Ride with Uber, Support Clean Air Carolina

This Earth Day, Clean Air Carolina has teamed up with Uber to challenge Charlotte communities to leave their keys at home and choose cleaner travel options to curb pollution and help improve air quality. Sign up and ride with Uber and they will donate $5 to Clean Air...

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Court Rules in Favor of Groups Challenging Garden Parkway

In a ruling on March 13, 2015, a Federal Court dealt what is likely the final killer blow to the controversial Garden Parkway, a proposed toll highway project near Charlotte. Judge James Dever ruled that the North Carolina Department of Transportation (“NCDOT”) and the Federal Highway Administration violated federal law in their environmental review of the 21-mile toll highway. The ruling comes after the legislature has stripped the nearly $1 billion road of its earmarked funding. Construction of the project is now extremely unlikely.

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Citizens Tell State to Pass on the Bypass

Last week, over 130 people attended a public hearing in Monroe on the proposed 20-mile Monroe Bypass/Connector slated for Union County. With the majority of hearing participants against the project, many spoke passionately about concerns of the $800 million toll road...

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