10 ways we plan to make a big impact in 2018!

Thank you for all of your generous support and for helping to make 2017 a success!

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We’re already off and running to make an even greater impact in 2018! Here are our top ten goals for the year:


  • Through our Walk2Transit initiative, complete three demonstration projects and secure City approval for improvements to make ten local bus stops safer and more accessible for pedestrians.
  • Convene six meetings of our Transportation Choices Alliance to foster greater collaboration among organizations and individuals working toward a sustainable transportation network.
  • Host quarterly Shifting Gears workshops in which hundreds of Charlotteans come together to take action to support and improve cycling in Charlotte.
  • Create and publish helpful transportation resources for residents including a Bus Stop Improvement Guide and Charlotte Family Biking Guide.
  • Survey seniors in four Charlotte neighborhoods and publish a report of findings and recommendations to improve their mobility via our Senior Mobility Project.
  • Continue our partnership with the West Boulevard Neighborhood Coalition to make streets safer for thousands of residents that walk, bike, and ride transit by building social capital and facilitating a summer youth service project.

Public policy engagement

  • Inform thousands of local residents about critical opportunities to help shape the decisions that guide development as the City evaluates rezonings and updates its zoning ordinance.
  • Secure 5,000 signatures to demonstrate community support for expanding our transit, bike, and pedestrian networks so that all residents can safely and conveniently walk, bike or ride transit to the places they need to go.


  • Host at least fifteen inspiring and educational community events including the Sustain Charlotte Awards (April), WalkCLT (June), Biketoberfest (October), and Grow Smart CLT, our NEW monthly series of community conversations.


  • Inform and engage the public by publishing at least 50 newsletters, 25 blog posts, daily social media posts, and having our work or point of view featured in 40 media stories.

YOU can help make all of this and MORE possible! Resolve to get involved in the community this year by signing up to volunteersupport us through membership, or encourage your employer to join the Sustain Charlotte Partner Network!

We look forward to working with you to make a difference in 2018!

In case you missed it! Check out our 2017 accomplishments here.

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