Below are articles about Mecklenburg County or about the whole metropolitan region.
What with Lyft, Uber, dockless bike-share and electric scooters, urban travel is changing. Even the basic notion of a parking deck now gets more scrutiny. Commentary.
Two researchers conclude in a new article that many starter-home subdivisions in Charlotte, often built in industrial areas, saw neighborhood decline.
A new report finds Charlotte and its region are underperforming in many measurements of its local food economy.
Charlotte first adopted a greenhouse gas emission reduction resolution in 2007. Now, 11 years later, the City Council is considering a new resolution to move the initiative ahead.
People born in India are the second most populous group of foreign-born nationals in Mecklenburg County, with University City a popular destination for these newcomers.
When eviction lands in court, landlords usually have lawyers, and tenants rarely do. A local program to arm tenants with information aims to alter that imbalance.
Moving back to Charlotte after 10 years away, I noticed changes in Latta Park. Were my memories idealized? Had it always looked like this? Or had it been neglected in my absence? Commentary.
Self-storage facilities used to hide in the shadows, mostly low-slung, metal sheds spread out over a few acres of asphalt. But over the past decade, newer designs mean multistory buildings in visible places. Can these buildings fit into an urban context?
From a plan for supporting live music to pushing to be “radically inclusive” and “urgently innovative,” a group of UNC Charlotte students are coming up with their own vision for Charlotte.
As community confusion over “UDO” and “Place Types” continues, Charlotte’s new planning director recommends changing course in order to develop a vision.
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