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Corbin Peters

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Intern

UNC Charlotte Urban Institute
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Biography

Corbin Peters is an undergraduate academic intern. He grew up in Hickory and is majoring in communications studies at UNC Charlotte. Corbin is online managing editor of the UNC Charlotte student newspaper, Niner Times.

Articles

Mar 24, 2014
Although the vast majority of Charlotteans (roughly 98 percent) don’t commute to work on public transportation, the opening of the Lynx Blue Line in 2007 has made a visible difference in the county’s transportation choices.But is another change...
Jan 22, 2014
The City of Charlotte and other local organizations are offering neighborhoods opportunities to improve neighborhood tree canopies and to boost traditional neighborhood newsletters by using digital tools such as Twitter, texting and other web-based...
Oct 23, 2013
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department won’t pursue zoning regulations aimed at dealing with rent-by-the-bedroom apartment complexes near colleges and universities. But it will continue working to solve parking and transportation issues near...
Oct 16, 2013
After nearly three decades of hoping for a new park, the Reid Park neighborhood in west Charlotte may be on its way to getting one designed, not by the county, but a student. UNC Charlotte urban design and community planning student Dylan McKnight...
Sep 16, 2013
Mecklenburg County is considering ordinance changes that could require residents to recycle plastics, aluminum cans, yard waste and paper. It would be up to the county’s municipalities whether to adopt the changes, and each municipality would be...
Sep 04, 2013
It took them two years to design and build it, but over the next two weeks, a team of UNC Charlotte architecture, business and engineering students will tear down their solar-powered home, Urban Eden. But that’s only because the home must be...
Sep 02, 2013
Residents can help improve area water quality by picking up trash from local streams on Saturday during Mecklenburg County’s annual creek clean-up, Big Sweep. To register, click here. The Big Sweep will take place at six sites, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m...
Jun 03, 2013
Mecklenburg County residents can add one more item to the growing list of uses for their smartphones: reporting water pollution. Be a Water Watcher Click here to learn about downloading the Water Watcher app for your smart phone...
Apr 17, 2013
With summer just weeks away, suburbanites across the region are prepping lawns. Homeowners will rake, aerate and fertilize, while lusting over neighbors’ yards that are just a little greener.  But what if these lawns – soaking up...
Mar 21, 2013
Two of the region’s main streets have won this year’s Great Places in North Carolina competition. Union Street in Concord and Main Street in Davidson were recognized among the state’s top downtowns in the competition sponsored by...