Below are articles about Mecklenburg County or about the whole metropolitan region.
Christ Lutheran Church will offer a free livestream viewing of author Matthew Desmond’s lecture Sept. 27. Hundreds are on the wait list for the lecture; this offers the chance to see it as it happens.
What would famous urban observer Jane Jacobs advise Charlotte in 2017? We asked local planners and city thinkers.
As the Charlotte region urbanizes, scientists from UNC Charlotte describe how they’ll use a Gaston County site as a long-term observatory to monitor natural systems.
Bike sharing has arrived at UNC Charlotte. The program launched with 100 bikes at 10 campus locations.
Today’s urban crisis, writes Richard Florida, is as bad as the era of white-flight suburbanization and central city decay of the ’50s and ’60s. Book review.
Many Charlotte-area book clubs have decided to study Evicted, before the Sept. 27 visit by Pulitzer-winning author Matthew Desmond. Learn how you can take part.
Better Block founder Jason Roberts wants neighborhood improvement from the bottom up. He’ll speak in Charlotte July 11.
City Walks: Still more exploring scheduled in fast-growing South End neighborhood and an outdoor arts project in along the Stewart Creek Greenway.
A proposed new bicycle plan for Charlotte hits the mark in many ways. But without dedicated funding, will it be merely a feel-good exercise? Commentary.
Charlotte joins cities around the world in adopting a Vision Zero goal that aims to cut traffic deaths and serious injuries.