FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 9, 2021
Contact: Ajonelle Poole, 980-307-9943
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City of Charlotte, Regional Partners to Hold Community Meetings for LYNX Silver Line Station Area Planning Effort
Mecklenburg County, StarMed to Offer On-Site Vaccinations
Charlotte, N.C. - Beginning Monday, July 12, the City of Charlotte and regional partners will host a series of community meetings to engage with community members on the station area planning process for the proposed LYNX Silver Line.
This effort is a collaboration between CATS, Charlotte Planning, Design + Development Department and the cities and towns of Belmont, Gastonia, Indian Trail, Matthews and Stallings. Together, the project partners aim to strategically plan for transit-oriented development (TOD) along the proposed light rail corridor.
Community meetings will occur outdoor each day from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., except in the event of dangerous weather conditions. Community members should check Ridetransit.org/TODStudy for updated or revised event information.
July 12: Belmont Point Church
6700 Wilkinson Blvd, Belmont NC 28012
July 13: Hygge West
2128 Remount Road, Charlotte NC 28208
July 15: Romare Bearden Park
300 S Church St, Charlotte NC 28202
July 20: Bojangles Coliseum
2700 E Independence Blvd, Charlotte NC 28205
July 21: Independence Regional Library
6000 Conference Drive, Charlotte NC 28212
July 22: Matthews Town Green
232 Matthews Station St, Matthews NC 28105
In partnership with Mecklenburg County and StarMed Healthcare, the City will offer walk-up vaccinations at the July 13-22 community meetings. Multiple vaccine options will be available. Those who receive their first dose will receive a $25 cash card.
Mecklenburg County Public Health, in collaboration with StarMed Healthcare, will provide walk-up vaccinations during the July 13-22 community meetings. Multiple vaccine options will be available to attendees who wish to get vaccinated, and attendees can receive a $25 Summer Cash Card when receiving the first dose. Interested attendees should visit Starmed.Care or call the MCPH at 980-314-9400 for more information.