transit

Charlotte’s ultimate meet cute: Love on the light rail

If ever a rom-com were set in Charlotte, it would tell the story of Pamela Birlet and George Dortche. What happened: The two Bank of America employees met on...

Top 10 things left behind in Charlotte Ubers. Plus 5 unusual items

I’ve always been forgetful, but after so much time at home, my phone-wallet-keys routine needs even more work. I’m not alone, apparently. Uber...

Cross Charlotte Trail: Long-awaited greenway project will make Charlotte more pedestrian-friendly

Imagine being able to bike — or walk or run or scooter — from Ballantyne all the way up to PNC Music Pavilion. That’ll one day be possible on the...

From Charlotte to Asheville and Wilmington on Amtrak’s new proposed train routes

A new proposal from Amtrak means that you could soon travel from the Carolina coast to the city of Charlotte to the mountains by train. Driving the news: In...

Charlotte’s big transit plans could be a tough sell for north Meck

Regardless whether it winds up on a ballot this year, Charlotte’s big transit proposal will face heavy opposition in north Mecklenburg towns —...

Charlotte’s big transit vote could get pushed to 2022

The latest kink in Charlotte’s plan to fund an ambitious transit network is that the proposal might not even make it onto the ballot this year because of...

Scooters are returning to Charlotte this weekend

When businesses started to close in March, scooter companies in Charlotte quietly collected their hundreds of little electric vehicles from city sidewalks and...

5 reasons people don’t walk more in Charlotte

Since I moved to Uptown last month, I’ve been walking a lot more. In the past, I’ve been pro-car. I was the type who’d veto a bar in the...

CATS unveils possible light rail routes to Pineville and Ballantyne

For a year and a half, Charlotte Area Transit System CEO John Lewis has been saying it’s critical for the city to bring the light rail to Pineville and...

Charlotte’s Gold Line streetcar to close until 2021

Charlotte’s streetcar will soon close for more than a year. Charlotte Area Transit System announced Tuesday that the city’s Gold Line would shut...

3 big decisions for the future of Charlotte transit

For more than a year, the Charlotte Area Transit System has been rethinking its approach to the next decade of transportation. These big ideas are starting to...

Why the North Carolina legislature seems to hate big-city transit

If you’re an N.C. city transit planner, you probably have a big question: Why does the General Assembly hate mass transit? For the past three years,...