City of Charlotte, Regional Partners to Hold Community Meetings for LYNX Silver Line Station Area Planning Effort

CATS
7/9/2021



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.

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VACCINATIONS OFFERED!

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.