Andrew Dunn
Senior News Contributor at Charlotte Agenda

Self-driving cars expected to dominate Charlotte roads by 2030. Here’s how we’ll get there

Charlotte is known as a car-dependent city. Like it or not, we’ve built our community around large parking lots, towering garages and interstate...

Mecklenburg County considering new quarter-cent sales tax to support the arts. Here’s what you need to know

The Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners appears close to asking voters to approve a new sales tax increase that would primarily support arts...

Charlotte’s 23 fastest-growing suburbs

The ‘burbs are back. While Charlotte is growing quickly, the big city can’t match the rapid growth of the suburban towns all around its periphery....

Mecklenburg County hikes taxes to make major investments in housing, teacher pay and parks

Mecklenburg County approved a new budget this week that includes significant new investments in teacher pay, rental subsidies and greenways — paid for with a...

Symphony Park getting $10 million overhaul to make it SouthPark’s new town square

Today, Symphony Park is something of a hidden gem. This 7.5-acre oasis of greenery plays host to the Charlotte Symphony on summer Saturdays and family picnics...

CATS unveils possible light rail routes to Pineville and Ballantyne

For a year and a half, Charlotte Area Transit System CEO John Lewis has been saying it’s critical for the city to bring the light rail to Pineville and...

Steele Creek is the next hot neighborhood in Charlotte

Uptown, South End, NoDa, Plaza Midwood — all these Charlotte neighborhoods have been transformed by new development over the past half-decade, from luxury...

Charlotte’s Gold Line streetcar to close until 2021

Charlotte’s streetcar will soon close for more than a year. Charlotte Area Transit System announced Tuesday that the city’s Gold Line would shut...

Cars keep blocking Uptown bike lane in Charlotte’s newest culture clash

In late April, Charlotte took a big step toward becoming the sort of world-class urban city it so desires to be. Mayor Vi Lyles and a coterie of other city...

Why 5G might actually matter to Charlotte

Once again, Charlotte is celebrating its selection as a test market for a new “groundbreaking” technology — 5G. Last week, Verizon announced that...

Voter’s guide: South Charlotte heading back to vote in Congressional election re-do

If you live in south Charlotte, it’s already time to head back to the polls. Early voting begins Wednesday, April 24 in the special election to choose...

Charlotte could finally land medical school under new Wake Forest, Atrium deal

Charlotte could finally land a medical school under an agreement announced Wednesday between Atrium Health and Wake Forest University. Wake Forest plans to...