Uptown Connects Public Workshop Thursday, February 23

CDOT Media Line

​​Charlotte, NC—The Charlotte Department of Transportation is partnering with Charlotte Center City Partners to develop the Uptown Urban Trail Connections Study. The goal of this study is to identify challenges to and solutions for cycling and walking through Uptown between existing and future greenways and urban trail facilities.

Public Workshop and Open House

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Place: 7th Street Public Market, 224 East 7th Street

The City is working with a consultant to evaluate options to connect the Little Sugar, Irwin and Stewart Creek greenways and destinations Uptown. Evaluating connections to the South End and Uptown segments of the Rail Trail and the future Mooresville to Charlotte Trail, the study will recommend a comprehensive bicycle network. 

There will be a short presentation at 5:45pm by Danny Pleasant, CDOT's Transportation Director, and Michael Smith, President and CEO at Charlotte Center City Partners, followed by an open house, Q&A workshop to provide feedback.​

For more info about the Study and Workshop, visit Uptown Connects!  

RSVP and receive more info at: UptownConnects.eventbrite.com​.


The Charlotte Department of Transportation's (CDOT) more than 400 employees work together to ensure we accomplish our mission to provide safe and efficient transportation systems that support economic vitality and quality of life for Charlotte residents and visitors. Well-paved streets with lighting, safe and accessible sidewalks, bicycle lanes, neighborhood traffic programs and efficient intersections are examples of how CDOT is "Connecting Charlotte."