Parks and Greenways

052324 BOCC budget hearing

Sustain Charlotte and supporters call on county for park and recreation funding

On Thursday, the Board of County Commissioners held its second annual budget public hearing (City…

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. …

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…

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…

April 9 BOCC meeting

County finance staff recommend funding all but one Park & Recreation project

This week, the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners held one of their budget workshops. While…

Attendees at the second Sustain Charlotte Social in March

Sustain Charlotte Social: Parks and Recreation (March 28, 2024)

Sustain Charlotte welcomed over 75 residents to its second Sustain Charlotte Social of the year….

2/27/24 BOCC meeting

Park and Recreation Commission presents budget priorities

More funding for land acquisition, maintenance, programming, safety, and a co-op extension program topped the…

Speaking up for parks and greenways

We believe that greenways, parks, and nature preserves are fundamental to a healthy, vibrant, equitable…

Ten park and greenway advocates show up to support funding

On Wednesday, January 17, ten park and greenway advocates joined our Advocacy Manager Hope Wright…