Charlotte MOVES – A Transportation and Planning Public Workshop

Charlotte, NC
Dellert-O'Keef, Judy
jdellert-okeef@ci.charlotte.nc.us
3/17/2016

​​FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 17, 2016 

Contact: Judy Dellert-O'Keef, CDOT Community Engagement Manager
jdellert-okeef@charlottenc.gov
CDOT Media Line: 704-432-1373

 St. Patrick’s Day isn’t the only day to go Green!

Charlotte, NC - The City of Charlotte is hosting "Charlotte MOVES – A Transportation and Planning Workshop" on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at the Grady Cole Center. The City is updating multiple plans designed to guide Charlotte's growth and development. ​

The public is invited to join us at this interactive, drop-in workshop on March 22 to answer the questions, "How will we grow?  How will we travel?  What will we look like?" Interrelated plans underway in 2016, include: ​

Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS)

  • Countywide Transit Service Plan (update)
  • Coordinated Human Services Public Transportation Plan (update)
  • LYNX Silver Line Transit Study 
​Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT)
  • Transportation Action Plan (update)
  • Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CRTPO regional plan)
  • Charlotte BIKES (update)
  • Charlotte WALKS
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department
  • Community Character Place Types

Together, these plans address some of the essential questions Charlotte faces as the second fastest-growing large city in the United States.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. (Drop in anytime)
Grady Cole Center
310 North Kings Drive, Charlotte, NC

Bring your children! They can learn bicycle safety tips and try the bicycle rodeo. Sponsored by: Trips for Kids

​Photo and Interview Opportunities:
Contacts:
Ben Miller, CDOT, 704-432-1535, bgmiller@charlottenc.gov 
Pamela White, CATS, 704-336-2226, pwhite@charlottenc.gov
Grant Meacci, Planning, 704-336-8308, grant.meacci@charlottenc.gov

For more information about the transportation fair visit Transportation Plan Updates or contact Judy Dellert-O'Keef, CDOT Community Engagement Manager, 704-432-0105 or jdellert-okeef@charlottenc.gov.

The Grady Cole Center is accessible through all modes of transportation, as it is located near the CityLYNX Gold Line, two bus routes, the Little Sugar Creek Greenway. There is also free parking adjacent to the venue. 

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