Access Charlotte: The Access Charlotte program is a range of investments to promote digital inclusion. $1.5 million will be used to bring Wi-Fi to some public and residential areas. Locations set to receive free public Wi-Fi include Five Points Plaza, Beatties Ford Road and LaSalle Street, and Beatties Ford Road and Tate Street.
Learn more about Access Charlotte.
Alternatives to Violence: Violence interruption is an evidence-based program that utilizes a public-health approach to address violent crime. In partnership with Cure Violence Global, and
Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), the city and Mecklenburg County will launch Alternatives to Violence (ATV) in the Beatties Ford area.
To celebrate the launch of ATV, join us on August 14 from noon to 6 p.m. at Northwest School of the Arts for
Beatties Ford Road Parallel Bike Boulevard: This project brings bicycle connectivity through the neighborhoods along the east and west sides of Beatties Ford Road from Oaklawn Avenue to Gilbert Street. Improvements will include traffic-calming measures, wayfinding signage and pavement markings.
Beatties Ford Road Sidewalks: This project will provide sidewalks and planting strips along Beatties Ford Road from LaSalle Street to the Northwest School of the Arts. The project is currently in the advance planning and design phase, with planning currently in progress. For questions, please contact Project Manager Lamar Davis at
Catherine Simmons Avenue and Beatties Ford Road Traffic Signal: This project adds leading pedestrian interval signals, truck aprons, and realigns crosswalks to shorten pedestrian crossing times.
Charlotte Equity Fellowship: This infrastructure includes community-created programming, meaningful relationships and connections between community members, increased grassroots leadership capacity, and the ability to have self-determination.
E-Fix Redevelopment: E-Fix Development Corp, in partnership with the Historic West End Partners and the City of Charlotte, is leading an upfit commercial redevelopment project at 2023 Beatties Ford Road that will feature JP Morgan & Chase Co. as an anchor tenant.
Learn more about the redevelopment project.
Five Points Center: A renovated shopping center in the heart of the Five Points area featuring small businesses and eateries.
This project adds leading pedestrian interval signals, truck aprons, and realigns crosswalks to shorten pedestrian crossing times.