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Charlotte’s planned Gateway Station offers us a chance to speculate on the future of transportation, and whether it’ll look anything like what we imagine.
Charlotte’s trying to fully build out its transit system by 2030. What can it learn from Pacific Northwest cities that committed to mass transit years ago?
Exploring religious support for the president
The New York Times wrote about Charlottesville, a small city in a year-long war with its own conception of itself. There’s a warning here.
This is not a normal president or party. RNC 2020 will not be a normal convention. The Charlotte City Council’s vote Monday to accept the convention reflects an inability or unwillingness to accept that.
Charlotte likely will find out next week that it’s landed the 2020 Republican National Convention. Are we sure we understand what we’d be getting into?
A small but growing body of research indicates that occupying another’s body through virtual reality can reduce implicit bias. A Charlotte community leader, a former police chief. and a French social entrepreneur are introducing it to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.
Tariq Bokhari’s documentary supports CMPD but doesn’t dodge how delicate and charged our perception of police is nowadays.
We’ll be talking about community task forces next week at our next #discussCLT event. Do they work? Are startups better? Is there room for both?
With Cathy Bessant, Bank of America’s chief operations and technology officer
Dr. Willie Griffin, the Levine Museum of the New South, and Charlotte’s Distant Relationship With Its Own History
Dr. Willie Griffin, the Levine Museum of the New South’s new staff historian, grew up in Charlotte without knowing the rich history of his own family and neighbors.
App-based transportation can be a wonderful, innovative thing—but there’s a risk in assuming they make buses and trains obsolete.
Charlotte has needs that grow with the population. What kind of strain will the new Carolina Panthers owner place on taxpayers?
In November, Charlotte voters elected a new mayor and City Council and demanded a new set of priorities. City Manager Marcus Jones’ proposed budget answers that demand.
The latest #discussCLT event centered on social media and kids, and how tricky it is to manage the two.
Will Charlotte council member LaWana Mayfield’s 9/11 conspiracy theory Facebook post cost her votes next year?
The kids probably have a better grasp of social media’s complications and implications than adults.
Local police and schools can do any number of things to reduce the risk of mass slaughter in schools. But the kids are here to remind us all to fight the real enemy.
Charlotte City Council members are examining the tantalizing idea of a community land trust as a tool for keeping some homes affordable.
Charlotte is developing its first comprehensive plan in more than 25 years, and elected officials are confused about what planners are doing.
With LaCa Projects director Neely Verano