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Keith Helfrich

Keith’s story: Car-free in a young city 

Keith Helfrich decided early on in life that he would not get a driver’s license. …

Arbor Day Foundation, EPA

Mecklenburg County is heating up. Could trees be the answer?

This week, the Environmental Stewardship Committee held their May meeting. There was only one item…

Electric train

Sustain Charlotte supports grant to build electrified transit, rail, port, and micromobility projects

Sustain Charlotte signed on to support legislation that would authorize the U.S. Department of Transportation…

May 13 City budget hearing

Sustain Charlotte and supporters voice call for bike infrastructure funding

Last night, City Council held its second annual budget public hearing. With 75 people signed…

Andy Patel

Andy’s story: Making the most of a car theft

Andy Patel grew up in North Carolina, having attended high school in Gastonia and college…

Mixed and affordable housing

City Council committee eager to close development loopholes

This week, the Transportation, Planning, and Development Committee held their May meeting. They discussed CATS…

Ricky Bower

Rikki’s story: When Onewheel is better than four

At Sustain Charlotte, we’re all about promoting sustainable transportation options. So, when we saw Rikki…

public transit

Sustain Charlotte asks NCDOT for stronger environmental justice goals

Sustain Charlotte recently signed on to a letter regarding North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT)…

2024 Sustain Charlotte Awards 1

2024 Sustain Charlotte Awards celebrates local leaders!

On Wednesday, April 24, Sustain Charlotte celebrated individuals and organizations doing remarkable and inspiring work…

Conservation Residential Development

Sustain Charlotte weighs in on UDO text amendments

On April 17, 2024, Sustain Charlotte Executive Director Shannon Binns submitted the following letter on…